Join us on a walk through the Nature Gardens to explore the amazing diversity of life that calls L.A. home.
Discoveries from the Tar Pits
Hear some of the little-known stories behind the world’s most famous Ice Age fossil site.
Aquarium of the Pacific’s Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
Embark on a journey to experience the wonders of Southern California’s urban ocean.
L.A. Urban Ocean Expedition: Boat Trip
Join us for a fun and educational on-the-water experience.
Story Time in the Gardens
Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.
Nature Gardens Exploration: Nature Journaling
Drop in to the Nature Gardens to record your own nature observations.
Ice Age Encounters
This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life.
Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration
Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.
Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features NHM's life-size dinosaur puppets.
Project 23 Revealed
Walk to our current excavation where you’ll talk to real excavators about their newest discoveries and learn the inside story of Project 23.
The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; our historic excavation pits; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.
Tour: Gallery Exploration
Explore NHM’s halls to discover the fascinating stories our collections can tell.