Beginning April 1 at NHM and April 8 at the Tar Pits, we will reopen for our Members, community partners and general public. Advanced tickets are required for entry for NHM and the museum at La Brea Tar Pits, and can be purchased online. The William S. Hart museum will remain closed until further notice.  See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Virtual Tour of Dino Hall - English

A virtual visit to the Age of Dinosaurs

Photograph of the Dino Hall exhibit

Missing the Museum? Virtually step inside NHM’s award-winning Dinosaur Hall and discover the Age of Dinosaurs from the comfort of your home. Learn how Museum scientists study our ancient past through a variety of fossils and get an up-close look at a one-of-a-kind T. rex growth series. 

You can also discover dinosaur and fossil activities that complement the tours — suitable for families, school-age children, and learners of all ages! See below. 

Activities for School Children and Families

Early Learners

Dino Hall Scavenger Hunt

Dyeing Dino Eggs: Dye Your Own Eggs, Dinosaur style! (with parent help)

Color Me Wonderful: Dinosaur Coloring Sheets

Elementary School

Dino Hall Scavenger Hunt

Dyeing Dino Eggs: Dye Your Own Eggs, Dinosaur style! (with parent help)

Color Me Wonderful: Dinosaur Coloring Sheets

Make Your Own Trace Fossil (with parent help)

Make Your Own Dinosaur Shadow Puppet and Screen  (with parent help)

Lesson Plan: Adaptation Sensation (meets Grade 1 NGSS & Common Core ELA Standards)

Lesson Plan: The Dino Diner (meets Grade 4 NGSS & Common Core Mathematics Standards)

Middle School

Make Your Own Trace Fossil

Make Your Own Dinosaur Shadow Puppet and Screen

Lesson Plan: Shaping Dinosaurs (meets Grade 7 Common Core Mathematics Standards)

High School

Make Your Own Trace Fossil

Make Your Own Dinosaur Shadow Puppet and Screen

Lesson Plan: Amazing Adaptations (meets High School NGSS and Common Core ELA Standards)