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Phone: 213.763.3253
FAX: 213.749.3583 Just Emerged from the Ice Age

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Fellows Get Exclusive Access

As a Fellows member, you will enjoy an entire year of great VIP events and benefits.  For more information on these and other Fellows benefits please visit our Levels and Benefits page or contact The Fellows office at 213.763.3253 or Please visit our Fellows Events page for a current list of all upcoming Fellows events.

There are so many reasons to join the Fellows...

I'm a party animal!

Fellows enjoy a full calendar year of events including:

Fellows in Focus - Discover what our researchers are working on now
The VIP Sleepover*- Spend the night in the Museum with VIP service
Taste of History*- Have dinner in an historic L.A. location
VIP Receptions for Exhibit Openings - Be the first to see a new exhibit
Annual VIP Field Trip - This year we'll visit the Marine Mammal Care Center!

*The VIP Sleepover alternates every other year with Taste of History

Jaw of Fruitadens haagagorum.

I love to go behind-the-scenes!

See the Museum's vast collections through exclusive behind-the-scenes tours to learn about bugs, worms, gems, dinosaurs, birds, fish, taxidermy, and more. Fellows, their children and grandchildren have unparalleled access to Museum scientists, researchers and the collections not on view to the public.

Visit the Research and Collections page to see a full list, give us 2 weeks notice, and book your private tour today at 213.763.3253 or email

Those guys are the BEST.

When you join the Fellows, you are joining a group of Museum heroes, benefactors and leaders with diverse backgrounds and a common interest in supporting the Museum's mission to inpsire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. Meet the Fellows by clicking here.

Private parties with scientists? Yes, please.

Venture inside the home of a Museum donor for a scholarly presentation, refreshments and lively discussion with a top Museum scientist. Alliance Circle members are invited to salons each year in the fall and spring.

Alliance Circle Salons are a benefit of the $3,500 Alliance Circle level and higher.

Fight on!

Fellows receive free parking for University of Southern California football home games all football season long. For Active level Fellows and higher. Call (213)763-3253 for more info.