Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

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Address: 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA Number: 213-763-3466 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Are you ready to go exploring? How about exploring 4 1/2 billion years worth of history? You might need more than a day then!

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is a great way for kids to explore all of the exhibits within the museum that fascinate, and educate. Kids can get up close to the weird and wonderful, and come face to face with creatures that haven't walked on our planet for millions of years! Sounds pretty cool!

The exhibits at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles cover a range of topics, from the cultural, the planet, geology, biology, and of course, natural history.

Are you ready to explore one of the premier dinosaur exhibits in the entire western USA? You bet! The Dinosaur Hall within the museum has over 300 REAL fossils, and a huge 20 complete dinosaur and ancient sea creature skeletons.

Did you know that the museum also has the ONLY collection of different aged T-Rex's in the entire world? See - you're learning already!

At the Natural History Museum, the whole family can journey across the continent, without even having to leave the room. The North American Mammal Halls are filled with displays on the fascinating environments, from the redwood forests, to the arctic ice flows, and the prairies.

It's bugs galore at the Insect Zoo, where kids can find out the truth about even the most familiar bugs, and Spider Pavilion is where the brave go to check out these creatures face to face!

From gems and minerals, to gardens, shells, and birds, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles has a host of incredible permanent exhibits to excite you.

We haven't even started on the special exhibits that pop up across the year, that you won't want to miss out on!

So grab the family, and get ready to spend the day surrounded by BILLIONS of years of history!

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How much does it cost?






$7 (Ages 3 to 12)



Student and Senior $12. Slight discount if any ticket is bought online


Free Under

2 years


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Additional Information

Parking is $10 (cash or card).

Any top tips?


The first Tuesday of the month is a FREE museum day! (Except July and August) - so no excuses not to visit!

I'm Hungry!


The NHM Grill has tasty made to order gourmet grilled sandwiches, burgers, and snacks!

Healthy Eating The Grill has salads and wraps, as well as veggie options if you want something lighter. You can also bring your own food to enjoy under the trees out the front of the museum!

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner


They LOVE having schools along, and they offer discounts too. You can have a Gallery Interpreter take you on a private tour of the Dinosaur and Nature exhibits, and go behind the scenes if they groups are small

Can I get one of those?


Bring that pocket money along, because the Museum Store is filled with books, gifts, postcards, and educational toys - to name a few!

Need a little extra help?


All of the exhibits, except the Butterfly and Spider Pavilions, are accessible. There are wheelchairs available to borrow on a first come basis also.

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When can we go?

9:30am - 5pm daily.

Closed Thanksgiving, July 4, New Years and Christmas Days

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