Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The Natural History Museum (NHM) occupies a special place in Los Angeles: It's one of L.A.’s oldest cultural institutions, and today, it's the anchor of an emerging cultural, educational, and entertainment hub in Exposition Park. We show off extraordinary specimens in exhibitions such as Age of Mammals, the Dinosaur Hall, the Gem and Mineral Hall, and our beloved dioramas. But in addition to sharing the history of the planet, we also explore the transformation around us right now: Becoming Los Angeles, the outdoor Nature Gardens, and the Nature Lab look at the relationship between environment and people, past and present, in L.A. In all of these experiences at the museum, whether they're inside or outside, we’re interested in the intersection of nature and culture—in L.A. and beyond.

Location

900 Exposition Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Contact

(213) 763-3466
Website

Opening Hours

Wed-Sun 9:30 am–5 pm
Closed Mon & Tue

Open Days

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Region

Downtown / LA Metro

Type

Science and Nature

Features

Accessible by public transit, Accessibility options, Daily tours, Dining on-site, Family-friendly, Great for kids, Indoor, Outdoor, Parking: Electric Car Station, Parking: On-site, Parking: Paid, Shopping on-site

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