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Jump Into Spider Pavilion!

The Museum's open-air pavilion is open now through Sunday, November 2, 2014!  Marvel at spiders spinning their webs and see jumping spiders like this one, too!
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Halloween Activities

Spider Pavilion

September 21 - November 2, 2014

Learn the truth about spiders. Spend some quality time with these marvelous creatures. See an impressive display of webs and find out how much you know about spiders that isn't true! Spider Pavilion

Separate admission fee applies for Spider Pavilion.  Free for Members. 


11th Annual Haunted Museum: Día de los Muertos

October 25, 2014

Travel to the land of dead and prepare to meet a few friendly skeletons during this one-of-a-kind celebration! Explore the Museum indoors and out and discover some rarely seen specimens and collection items specially selected by the Museum's curatorial staff.

Our Haunted Museum "Día de los Muertos" is only open to members at the Naturalist Level or higher. Join today at our Membership pages.


Halloween at the Museum

October 26, 2014
11 am-3 pm

Put on your favorite costume and come roam the halls of NHM (if you dare!) in search of Halloween goodies and prizes. Join us for activities, crafts, Trick-or-Treating and more!

Free with Museum admission or for members.



Get Tickets and Plan Your Visit

GO GREEN TO NHM!  NHM is now easily accessible via the Metro Expo Line, off the Expo Park/USC and Expo/Vermont stops.