Critter Club | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Who will YOU meet at Critter Club?

Butterfly Pavilion

Mar 19 – Sept 4, 2017

Step into our butterfly wonderland to witness over 30 species flying all around you.

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L.A. Nature Fest

March 18 & 19

Discover L.A.'s wild side by getting up close and hands-on with all things nature.

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Become a member today to skip the lines and receive free admission and special exhibit tickets all year long!

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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, March 25, 2017: 10 am and 11 am

Snail Trails
Join us at Critter Club to meet a variety of snails and slugs that call Los Angeles “home.” Through stories, crafts, and a visit from an animal friend, we will learn how to help museum scientists study these slimy city dwellers!



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, 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!

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