Being Los Angeles

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Being Los Angeles

A community engagement initiative celebrating L.A. history, heritage, and communities.

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County are proud to be a part of a vibrant and diverse community of Angelenos who are coming together to educate, reflect, and celebrate how L.A. residents have helped shape Los Angeles. With our archives and collections, we look back at the lives and feats of the Angelenos who came before us. With our exhibitions, programs, and partnerships, we make connections between the past and present, weaving together history with stories from people who call L.A. home today.
Here you'll find highlights from our collections that speak to the natural and cultural heritage of L.A., and stories from Angelenos who work to build community, inclusivity, and access. 

Out in the Community 

Join the Museum out in L.A. at the upcoming community events, festivals and fairs!

Saturday, April 1, 2023
City of STEM @ LA State Historic Park

1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
10 AM – 4 PM
All ages, learn more

Celebrating Diversity in L.A.

Bringing Access to the Museum