Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19.​​​ Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).

Join and Give

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Join and Give

By investing in our research, our collections, and our programs, you bring science, nature, and culture to Los Angeles and the world.

  • Supporting Schools: Bringing science to life beyond the classroom with engaging interactive learning for 200,000 local students and teachers each year.
  • Conducting Research: With onsite experts representing 15 curatorial disciplines, our museums are global leaders in researching and understanding the relationship between nature, cities, and people.

  • Engaging the Community: Our public programs partner experts with ‘community scientists’ and have inspired people to contribute nearly 160,000 urban nature observations that are used to conduct groundbreaking research.

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I want my kids to see that investing in their passions and helping their city is endlessly rewarding.

—NHMLAC Member