Meet a Live Animal
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.
Ice Age Encounters
This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life.
Entrance to the Hart Museum mansion is by guided tour only. Free guided tours are offered hourly, with the last tour embarking at 3 pm.
Tour: Gallery Exploration
Explore NHM’s halls to discover the fascinating stories our collections can tell.
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: Highlighting Research and Collections
NHM is home to groundbreaking scientific research and unique collections. Tour our halls to learn about our work behind the scenes.
Story Time in the Gardens
Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.