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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:

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.

Nature in our Backyard Saturday, November 8

Join Regina Wetzer in the BioScan lab to get a first-hand look at how our student scientists-in-residence sort through over 120 different insect species taken right from our very own Los Angeles! Learn about how we can better understand the impact of our urban landscape by studying flies, moths, and other bugs.

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.