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New Exhibits Open!

L.A. is more wild than you think! Come celebrate the transformation of NHM into an indoor-outdoor Museum!
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From the Ground Up:
Building a Backyard for the City

Citizen Science Manager Lila Higgins is tracking the latest and greatest developments in the Museum’s new outdoor habitat, the Nature Gardens!
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Citizen Science and Cocktails

When researchers and the public work together, it's always a reason to celebrate. Join us at Citizen Science and Cocktails events to hear from researchers about their citizen science projects.
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Want to Visit the Butterflies?

For more information about bringing your class or other group to the Butterfly Pavilion.
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Natural History Family of Museums

We Have a Family of Three!

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Exposition Park)

Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits (Mid-Wilshire)
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William S. Hart Museum (Newhall)
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At Summer Nights in the Garden, awaken your senses on botanical tours, geek out with citizen science projects, and get your hands dirty in homesteading activities.

Come get outdoorsy and spend your Friday nights at NHM!
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Check out the highlights below from Summer 2014.
We look forward to seeing you in the gardens!

Botanical Tours with our NHM Nature Gardens Staff.

Nature Mapping with our Citizen Science department.

A variety of hands-on activities (i.e. pickling, herb bundling, worm composting, decorating miniature gourds).

Bring a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks in the North Plaza.

Butterfly stilt performers and a Toy Theater show.

Listen to ambient music from the DJ and explore the Nature Gardens!


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