BE ADVISED: On Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, nearby events at Exposition Park and the University of Southern California will impact traffic, parking, and wayfinding in the area. Please consider riding the Metro E (Expo) Line and exiting at USC/Expo station.

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Today
21
Apr
NHM

100 Carats: Icons of the Gem World

  • 9:30 am

Step into a dazzling array of magnificent gemstones in NHM’s Hixon Gem Vault and experience 100 Carats: Icons of the Gem World, a new exhibition featuring the world-famous Jonker I Diamond and incredible gems from around the world. 

Tar Pits

Excavator Tour

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 10:30 am
  • 1 pm

The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work, our historic excavation sites, and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen. Monday through Friday at 1 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am and 1 pm, and an additional holiday tour March 25–29 at 10:30 am. Schedule subject to change.

Nature Gardens Exploration: Birding

Special Program All Ages
  • 11 am

Drop in to the Nature Gardens to see what L.A. birds are hanging out.

NHM

Earth Day 2024

Special Program FamilyYouth
  • 11 am

Celebrate Earth Day with NHM! Visit us on Sunday, April 21 from 11 am–3 pm for Earth Day-themed programming.

NHM

Nature Gardens Exploration

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 11 am

Drop by the Nature Gardens to explore the wildlife that calls LA home. Topics vary daily.

NHM

Meet a Live Animal

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 3 pm
Tar Pits

Discoveries From<br/>the Tar Pits

Talks All Ages
  • 3:30 pm

Drop by to learn some of the lesser known stories of the Tar Pits, including active research and recent discoveries. Topics change daily.

Mon
22
Apr
Tar Pits

Excavator Tour

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 1 pm

The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work, our historic excavation sites, and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen. Monday through Friday at 1 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am and 1 pm, and an additional holiday tour March 25–29 at 10:30 am. Schedule subject to change.

NHM

Meet a Live Animal

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 3 pm
Tar Pits

Discoveries From<br/>the Tar Pits

Talks All Ages
  • 3:30 pm

Drop by to learn some of the lesser known stories of the Tar Pits, including active research and recent discoveries. Topics change daily.

Tue
23
Apr
NHM

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Talks AdultYouth
  • 11 am

Join an NHM scientist at the Scanning Electron Microscope Lab.

Tar Pits

Excavator Tour

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 1 pm

The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work, our historic excavation sites, and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen. Monday through Friday at 1 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am and 1 pm, and an additional holiday tour March 25–29 at 10:30 am. Schedule subject to change.

Sun

21

Apr

NHM

100 Carats: Icons of the Gem World

  • 9:30 am

Step into a dazzling array of magnificent gemstones in NHM’s Hixon Gem Vault and experience 100 Carats: Icons of the Gem World, a new exhibition featuring the world-famous Jonker I Diamond and incredible gems from around the world.