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To reserve your spot at our next Scavenger's Safari, call us at 213.763.3499 or e-mail 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.

Ornithology Saturday, February 6, 2016

The bird collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County consist of some 120,000 specimens, prepared as skins, skeletons, fluid-preserved specimens, and taxidermy mounts.

Join Ornithology Collections Manager Kimball Garrett at February's Scavenger's Safari to learn specifically about the world of marine birds.

Want to learn more about Ornithology and NHM's Curators and Collections Managers before your tour? CLICK HERE!

Save the Date

Please check back for more details about these upcoming Scavenger's Safaris!

Entomology Saturday, March 5, 2016

Polychaetes Saturday, April 2, 2016

Seaver Center  Saturday, May 7, 2016

Invertebrate Paleo. Saturday, June 18, 2016