Days and Nights at the Museum

We have garden tours, bird watching walks, bug hunts, live animal presentations, and more in the Nature Gardens and Nature Lab. Come hang out with people who love nature and discovery as much as you do!  

Currently at the
Nature Gardens
Showing today: 
  • 3:00pmMeet a Live Animal (Nature Lab, Level G)
  • 4:00pmTake a Nature Walk (Otis Booth Pavilion, Ground Floor)

Thursdays Oct 1, 15, 29, Nov 12: 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Citizen Science + Cocktails: Fall Series

Museum's 2nd Floor North American Mammal Hall

The Urban Nature Research Center at NHM studies the nature of Los Angeles. Discovering species new to science, species not previously known from the area, and the factors that affect biodiversity in our metropolis. With the help of citizen scientists (members of the public) the center can begin to understand how our city works. Join us for this lecture series to meet our scientists, hear about their research and find out how YOU can help make the next L.A. urban nature discovery. 

Oct. 1: Elizabeth Long – ButterflySCAN
Oct. 15: Jim Dines and Miguel Ordeñana – Southern California Squirrel Survey
Oct. 29: Jann Vendetti – SLIME (Snails and slugs Living in Metropolitan Envrionments)
Nov 12: Brian Brown and Greg Pauly – BioSCAN and RASCals (Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California)
6 pm reception (cash bar + complimentary light appetizers)
7 pm lecture
8:30 pm event concludes
COST: Free
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Please RSVP so we know you're coming
FOR MORE INFO: Email us at nature@nhm.org