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Natural History Family of Museums

We Have a Family of Three!

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Exposition Park)

Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits (Mid-Wilshire)
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William S. Hart Museum (Newhall)
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Volunteer Spotlight

Stephen Simon (above left) is a docent at the NHM and the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits. There are many ways to volunteer at our three museums!
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Birds of a Feather

There are thousands of specimens in our bird collection. Many are on exhibit, and many more are studied by our researchers behind the scenes. See more >

 

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The Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County recognizes the public's concern about privacy on the Internet. This privacy statement establishes how information gathered about you from your visit to our Website will be used by this Website's operators. As a visitor, however, you should be aware that much information submitted to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is public information under the laws of the State of California. Under some circumstances, we may be required to disclose such information in accordance with the California Public Records Act or other legal requirements.

The following describes how information may be collected depending on your activities at this website:

If you read or download information:

We may collect and store information for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections of our site to help us make them more useful. The information collected may include such items as the name and domain of the host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using or your browser software and operating system. This information does not identify you personally.

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Our website also contains links to information located on websites maintained by other public agencies and private organizations. Once you access an individual document that links you to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the website containing that document.

Information transmitted by user is not secure from interception:

We take several measures to protect the transmission of the information you submit to us when you use our website. However, there is a possibility that information transmitted to us over the Internet may be intercepted by a third party.

If you choose to send us e-mail, or fill out an online form on our website, you should know that the information is not necessarily secure against interception, and may be subject to the disclosure requirements of the California Public Records Act or other legal disclosure requirements.

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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County respects the privacy of our guests, clients, sponsors and members. The Museum may share the names and addresses of our members with similar non-profit organizations. These members may opt out of this at anytime by contacting us at 213-763-3426 or at members@nhm.org. We do not sell this information for any purpose. By law, all credit card information we receive is kept confidential and secure. All online transactions are secure.

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