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!
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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, unwind under the stars with great music, nature-inspired cocktails, hands-on garden and science projects, botanical tours, food trucks, and more.
Get outdoorsy and spend your Friday nights at NHM!
July 8 and 22, August 5 and 19 ǀ 5-9 pm
Free Admission. Advanced Reservation Required.
*Activities require a timed-ticket, available on a first-come, first-served basis; ticket distribution will be located at the designated activity space.
Check out the highlights below from Summer 2015.
Botanical Tours with our NHM Nature Gardens Staff.
Smoke fly sampling with citizen scientists & patio chats with garden experts.
A variety of activities. Below: herb bundling, stargazing, live animal presentations,
pressed flower bookmarks, butter making, succulent potting.
Bring a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks in the North Plaza.
Flag installation by Sarah Rara.
Enchanting Toy Theater show.
Listen to ambient music from the DJ and explore the Nature Gardens!