Critter Club | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

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Meet our fabulous live animals and the people who take care of them! 
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Hey 3- to 5-Year-Olds, This Club's for You!


Live animals, story times, songs, and art experiences are just some of the fun activities we have planned for you. Critter Clubs are for 3- to 5-year-olds and a participating adult. They are family-friendly events, occurring monthly, that introduces the Museum's live animals to visitors and weave in science topics, such as metamorphosis and camouflage. Our educators are experts at bringing fun and knowledge together!  

FREE with paid Museum admission. Events are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required, but tickets are very limited, so arrive early! 

On occasion, we do change the date, so watch this website. See below for upcoming classes.



Saturday, January 21, 2017: 10 am and 11 am

Critter Commotion
Hiss! Chirp! Croak! Who makes these sounds?  Let’s meet some noisy animals, and make some commotion of our own!

Saturday, February 25, 2017: 10 am and 11 am

Everbody Loves Babies
Do animals have families? Some animals are protective parents, just like people! We’ll sing a turtle love song, play a matchmaking game, and make cute critter crafts! Love is in the air!



Saturday, December 17, 2016: 10 am and 11 am

Cold Weather Quest
Birds fly south for the winter, but what do turtles do? Help us find winter habitats for our animal friends. 

Saturday, November 19, 2016: 10 am and 11 am

Animal Architects
Structures that scrape the sky, underground cities, and tree top mansions… come meet the animal architects of some of the most awe-inspiring structures around! Through outdoor exploration, crafts and an animal visitor we will learn how and what animals can build.

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