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Thanks for buggin' out!

The 29th annual Bug Fair was the "Year of the Butterfly."

Thanks for fluttering over to the Museum for a weekend full of exhibitors, performers, bug chefs, and more.

See the highlights here.

Let Us Bug You!

Check out our permanent Insect Zoo exhibit! We have bugs all year round.
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The Museum is Alive!

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, October 17, 2015: 10 am and 11 am

Ice Age Stomp! @ The La Brea Tar Pits
Let’s go on a dig right here in the classroom and see what critters we find buried in ice!


Critter Club will be held at The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in October.


Saturday, November 14, 2015: 10 am and 11 am

Ancient Animals: BUDDIES & BEASTS
Take a leap back in time with us to discover the animals of ancient Egypt and Peru! Learn about the creatures that the people of these ancient civilizations may have seen, heard, and been inspired by in their daily lives. Through play, crafts, and a live animal visitor we will explore the past!


For more information, please contact us at (213) 763-3499 or