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To reserve your spot at our next Scavenger's Safari, contact us by telephone at (213) 763-3316 or by e-mail

All Stars of Science Tours

The NHM has millions of specimens in its collections.  Members at the Naturalist level and higher are invited to schedule a behind-the-scenes tour with one of our curators to see these treasures and learn about real science happening here at the Museum. 
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Scavenger's Safari


Go behind the scenes and discover a different curatorial department each month. Meet our scientists, researchers, and collections managers, and go on a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. Free for members at the Patron Family level and above.


Upcoming Scavenger's Safaris:

Reptiles & Amphibians from Around the World Saturday, August 2

Join Herpetology Collections Manager Neftali Camacho and meet scaly lizards and slimy toads from afar. Also come along on a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum.

Behind the Scenes with Conservation Sunday, September 7

Come see how the Museum's diverse collections are cared for and preserved. Tania Collas, Head of conservation will show you the current treatments in progress.

Awesome Anthropology Sunday, October 5

Join Anthropology Collections Manager KT Hajeian as she takes you inside the Ethnology Storeroom and shares information about the objects that are made using fossilized material.

Want to Host Your Own Scavenger Safari?

Members at the Explorer level and higher are invited to host a private Scavenger's Safari for up to 12 people!  Call (213) 763-3420 for more information.