L.A. is more wild than you think! Come celebrate the transformation of NHM into an indoor-outdoor Museum!
Citizen Science Manager Lila Higgins is tracking the latest and greatest developments in the Museum’s new outdoor habitat, the Nature Gardens!
View Lila's blog
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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For more information about bringing your class or other group to the Butterfly Pavilion.
At Summer Nights in the Garden, awaken your senses with great music, garden-inspired cocktails, hands-on garden and science projects, botanical tours, food trucks, and more.
Come get outdoorsy and spend your Friday nights at NHM!
July 10 and 24, August 7 and 21 ǀ 5-9 pm
FREE admission. RSVP HERE.
*Activities require a timed-ticket; available on a first-come, first-served basis; ticket distribution located in the Get Dirty Zone
Check out the highlights below from Summer 2014.
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!