The museum at La Brea Tar Pits and the William S. Hart museum will remain closed until further notice. Advanced tickets are required for entry to NHM’s Spider Pavilion, and are now available online. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Members Q&A with Forest Urban

Forest Urban Live Invertebrates Collections Manager

In this Members Q&A with Forest Urban, manager of NHM's live invertebrate program, we take a virtual tour of the Butterfly Pavilion and explore the shimmering world of butterflies. As a special treat, Forest and his team release butterflies and take you behind the scenes to see what's hatching in the insectary!