Membership Benefits & Levels | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Our members get unlimited access to all three of our museums: the NHM, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum in Newhall, California.
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Membership includes Free Spider Pavillion tickets! (While supplies last.)

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Becoming Los Angeles

NHM's new, permanent exhibition, Becoming Los Angeles, is open!
The exhibition chronicles how people and the land affected eachother over 500 years and transformed a remote pueblo into the L.A. we know today.
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Contact Us

Membership Office

Phone: (213) 763-3426
Fax: (213) 763-3583


 All members identified on the membership account receive the following benefits:

  • Free unlimited admission to the Natural History Museum, Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum.
  • Free member timed-tickets to Butterfly Pavilion and Spider Pavilion with advance on-line reservation!
  • Priority member tickets to First Fridays concert hall and other special ticketed events.
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores, plus member-only special deals, (and online too).
  • Free subscription to NHM's magazine, The Naturalist, and NHM Member E-Newsletter.
  • Discounts on Summer Camp, Overnight Adventures, Field Trips, Classes, Birthday Parties, and more!
  • Use of the Members Lounge with free beverage.
  • Invitations to Member-Only special events.
  • 10% discount on Souvenir Photo Book purchase.

Individual $49

Membership for one person.

Individual Plus+ $79

Membership for one named person, plus an additional member card for any unnamed guest.

Dual $69

Membership for two people.

Dual Plus+ $99

Membership for two people, plus an additional member card for any unnamed guest.

Family $89

Membership for two adults and up to four children (17 and under).

Family Plus+ $120

Membership for two adults and up for four children (17 and under) plus an additional member card for any unnamed guest.

Patron Family $210

All Family Plus+ level benefits, and:

  • Invitation to a VIP Party for an exhibition opening or Ice Age Urban Adventure!
  • Free Raptor Pass— speed to the front of the line for timed-ticketed exhibits
  • Free or discounted admission at over 300 natural history museums and science centers worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program (90-mile radium restriction applies).
  • Free plush toy, while supplies last.
  • Free Scavenger's Safari tours — a monthly series of behind-the-scenes adventures with Museum scientists.
  • Four (4) Free guest passes ($48 value).

Naturalist $425

All Patron Family benefits, and:

  • Invitation to the annual Haunted Museum VIP Party.
  • Free All Stars of Science behind-the scenes tour for up to 10 guests.

Explorer $800

All Naturalist benefits, and:

  • Opportunity to host a private Scavenger's Safari for up to 10 guests.
  • Invitation to an exclusive field trip!

Adventurer $1,000

All Explorer benefits, plus an invitation to an exclusive event for families and adults such as the VIP Sleepover at the Museum and Taste of History.


The Fellows

Fellows members are a visionary group of donors who support the Museum's mission and in return for their generosity receive exclusive benefits and access. Learn More 

Fellows Active $2,000 - All Adventurer level benefits plus a calendar full of exclusive events and free USC football parking!  Join today