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.

Press & Filming

You can find press information related to exhibitions, collections, and programs below.

Press Requests

For all press requests, interviews, images, and non-commercial filming assistance, or to be added to our media list, please send inquiries to

You can also find general information about our museums here.

Commercial Filming Requests

Please send inquires to Unreel Locations at or visit their website at

Advertising & Marketing Requests

For requests regarding advertising and marketing, please send inquiries to

News & Press Archive

New Study by Scientists at La Brea Tar Pits Finds Extinction of Ice Age Mammals in Southern California Linked to Climate Change, Humans, and Fire

Diverse Fossils From Iconic Site Tell Story of how Saber-Toothed Cats, Dire Wolves, and Other Megafauna That Once Roamed the Los Angeles Basin Disappeared

Natural History Museum in Exposition Park to Host Boney Island Halloween Light Up Experience from September 28 through October 31

The Family-Friendly Attraction Will Take Over the Museum’s Nature Gardens and Allow Attendees to Experience Boney Island for the First Time Since 2019 

Tickets go on sale on August 24, with early access for Members on August 22 at

NHMLAC Announces Summer and Fall Programming for the Natural History Museum and La Brea Tar Pits

Saber-toothed Summer, Summer Nights at the Tar Pits, Spider Pavilion, Dino Fest and more fill the calendar for the upcoming seasons

Exhibition of 2022 Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Award Winners Makes West Coast Debut at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

More than 40 photographs and videos in more than a dozen categories show the best of African wildlife and conservation will be on view July 14 through October 9, 2023