Join Us!

family in butterfly pavilion
This summer has wings! Find your favorite flutterer in the Butterfly Pavilion!

Get unlimited access to our three museums, special exhibits, and more, while supporting our current research and community outreach.

Discover exhibits, special events, and unique experiences all year long to the Natural History Museum, La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum.

Membership Levels

All Members identified on the membership account receive the following benefits for a period of 12 months:

  • Unlimited free admission to the Natural History Museum, La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum.
  • Free timed-tickets to Butterfly Pavilion, and Spider Pavilion.
  • Free admission to traveling exhibits.
  • Free tickets to 3D films at NHM and La Brea Tar Pits.
  • Free tickets to Bug FairNature Fest, and Dino Fest.
  • Free tickets to First Fridays (RSVP required).
  • Invitations to Member Only events throughout the year.
  • 10% discount at the museum stores and on Magic Memories photos.
  • Free subscription to NHMLAC's magazine, the Naturalist, and the E-Newsletter.
  • Discounts on Day Camps, Field Trips, Workshops, and more!
  • Access to the Members Lounge.

Best Value

We love getting a first look at the special exhibits. That's definitely worth having a membership!

—NHMLAC Member

For more information on becoming a member, please contact Al Vasquez, Director, Membership & Special Gifts at or call 213.763.DINO (3466).