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To reserve your spot at our next Scavenger's Safari, call us at 213.763.3499 or e-mail info@nhm.org. Only available for Patron Family level Members and higher. Click here to join, renew, or upgrade at the Patron Family level today!

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:

Kan I Haz Sum Mud? How Worms Eat Saturday, March 7

Polychaetes Collections Manager, Leslie Harris, will take you behind-the-scenes for a look at how worms eat: some have jaws, some build webs to trap food just like spiders, and some even eat mud!

Super Stars and Cool Cucumbers Saturday, April 4

Join Echinoderms Curatorial Assistant Cathy Groves for a tour of the newly remodeled laboratory. She will show and talk about sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, and sea cucumbers from the collection.

Hooray for History Saturday May 2

Join a behind-the-scenes tour with the History Department team. They will take participants back in time with historic L.A. artifacts and photos.

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 10 people!  Call 213.763.3322 for more information.