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 for NHM’s Nature Gardens and Butterfly Pavilion. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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News & Press Archive

Rise Up L.A. Media Alert

NHM Launches Online Exhibition and Video Premiere for Rise Up L.A.: A Century of Votes for Women

19th Amendment Celebrations Kick Off August 18, 2020

A Global Plan for Parasite Conservation

Parasites are unseen heroes that maintain ecosystem stability; they are scarcely studied and highly threatened by global change, and now there is a global plan to conserve them.

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County Campaign Blows Minds, On Site and at Home

Addy Award inspires do-it-yourself experiences to connect audiences while physically distant; “Crash” McCreery shares love for NHM creatures

City Nature Challenge tallies over 815,000 Wildlife Observations

Over 41,000 community scientists from 244 cities around the world —many while sheltered in place— document more than 1,300 rare, endangered, or threatened species in four-day community science effort

Scientists Share New Metrics, Findings for Largest Marine Species at Risk of Extinction, Signaling Risks for Ocean Ecosystem Decline

Sharks, other animals play larger-than-realized ecological roles, study of species traits shows