Ice Age Encounters
This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life.
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.
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.
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.
Explore the Spider Pavilion at night, tour the brand new Natural History of Horror exhibition, see a special puppet show, and more!
Critter Club: Arachnid Acrobatics!
How would you move if you had 8 legs? Jump, roll, burrow, swing or march like a spider to La Brea Tar Pits on October 26 as we investigate the many ways our many-legged friends move through our world!
Junior Scientist: Exploring Puppetry!
In this month’s Junior Scientist, we’ll explore how science meets art with our Museum Puppeteers.
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.