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Shop the Silk Road Marketplace

Now Open! Discover a unique assortment of teas and spices, silk garments, furniture and décor, camel-themed gifts and more. Shop at NHM or online

Silk Roads Programming

Learn more about Traveling the Silk Road programs and activities, listen to Silk Road radio curated by KCRW’s Tom Schnabel, find out the Silk Road-esque eateries in L.A. recommended by food critic Jonathan Gold, and more! Learn more

Travel the Silk Road for FREE

Members receive free admission to the Museum and special exhibitions, including Traveling the Silk Road. Become a member today. Learn more


Traveling the Silk Road Group Sales

Something For Everyone

The Natural History Museum welcomes groups of all shapes and sizes, from summer camps and after school programs, to bus tours and college classes. With thousands of artifacts, specimens and unique items on display, the Museum is sure to fascinate everyone in your group!

Easily located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, NHM offers a unique and fun-filled excursion. Be sure to visit the two Museum stores where you’ll enjoy a special discount on toys, apparel, one-of-a-kind jewelry, books and souvenirs. Have lunch at the NHM Grill or pre-order a box lunch to enjoy in the adjacent beautiful Rose Garden.

Group Sales Admission Rates

These discounted group rates, which include admission to the Traveling the Silk Road exhibition, are available to groups of 10 or more with a reservation booked at least 72 hours in advance of your visit. 

Adults:  $18.25 ($24 value)
Seniors (62 years+):  $15.50 ($20 value)

Students (13 years - Adult w/ college ID): $15.50 ($20 value)
Children (3 years-12 years):  $9.25

Ask us about Museum Highlights and Behind-the-Scenes tours!

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required when booking the reservation and the balance is due upon arrival. Please visit the FAQ page for all the details about which group package is right for you.

Scheduling Your Visit

To schedule a group visit, you may use the online reservation system, e-mail us at or contact the Group Sales Office at (213) 763-3499.  Your group is welcome to visit the Museum anytime during normal visitor hours, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, seven days a week.

Other Group Programs at the Museum

School groups (grades pre-K through 12), visiting the Museum Monday through Friday, should read the School Visits page for more information and reservations, or can contact the School Visits Office at (213) 763-3529.

For more information about using the Museum space for corporate or after-hours events or filming, please contact our Special Events and Filming Department at (213) 763-3309.