Visit Overview

Walk into the new, indoor-outdoor NHM and you'll experience a wild Museum all around you. Sit in the sun or the shade and explore the living nature outside in the Nature Gardens. Then, wander inside and take in our exhibits, including our new Nature Lab!

There are plenty of places to stop and smell the blossoms, or spy on a hummingbird, in the Nature Gardens.

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Nature Gardens

Three and a half acres of living, breathing habitats. Take a break, take a picture, take a tour!

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Nature Lab

An indoor, hands-on exhibit where you can explore the nature of L.A. What you find out may surprise you!

An indoor, hands-on exhibit where you can explore the nature of L.A. What you find out may surprise you!

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L.A. Wildlife Guide

Did you know that L.A. has more wild birds than any other county in the U.S.? Check out this cool field guide and discover surprising details about the animals you may see flying, crawling, or swimming around the Nature Gardens or in your neighborhood!

 

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L.A. Plant Guide

With our mild climate and imported water, almost anything will grow in Los Angeles. Read this guide, with its suprising stories of plants, and find out which ones thrive in our Southern California habitat.
 

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