Show your valid Metro pass or Metro Rail ticket at the box office and get $1.25 off adult admission. There are two NHM-convenient stops on the Metro Expo Line: the Expo/Vermont station or Expo Park/USC station.
(Hints: The Expo/Vermont station brings you by our Dueling Dinos statue. The pretty, short walk from Expo Park/USC is adjacent to the Rose Garden and NHM's renovated 1913 Building.)
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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007
The Natural History Museum is located in Exposition Park, at 900 Exposition Boulevard between Vermont Avenue and Figueroa Street.
From the 110 (Harbor) Freeway, take the Exposition Boulevard exit and head west toward Vermont Avenue. Turn left (south) on Bill Robertson Lane (formerly Menlo Avenue). The Museum's newly opened Car Park will be on your left hand side and costs $10 (cash or credit card). If the Museum's Car Park is full, parking is usually also available in the State-run lots on your right hand side. Parking in these lots cost $10 and is cash only.
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Parking is available for $10 in the Museum’s Car Park on Exposition Blvd. and Bill Robertson Lane. If the Car Park is full, patrolled lots are also available directly across from the Museum on Bill Robertson Lane for $10 (cash only), as well as in lots throughout Exposition Park. Parking rates and availability may vary during special events in Exposition Park.
The Coliseum hosts USC football games several times a year. Click here for this year’s schedule.
All guests and members who plan to visit only the Museum may park first-come, first-served, space available in the state-run parking Lot 3 directly across the street from the Museum.
For Museum guests, including members, who are also attending the game, special event parking rates will apply. Cars parked in Lot 3 after 5:30 pm without a special event parking ticket will be issued a parking citation. Tailgaiting is not allowed in Lot 3 nor in the Car Park. The Car Park is available on USC game days on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Expo Line is open now, running daily from 5 am to 12:30 am. There are stops on both sides of NHM: Expo Park/USC and Expo/Vermont. Visit the Metro website for more information.
Metro Rail Access: Take the Metro Red Line to the 7th / Metro Station. Exit the station. Catch the Dash F bus at the corner of 7th and Flower. The bus will stop in front of the University of Southern California across the street from the Natural History Museum on Exposition Boulevard.
Metro Bus Access: Several Metro bus lines have stops within easy walking distance of the Museum. These include:
Visit the Metro website for more information and schedules.
Dash Bus Access: Two Dash bus lines have stops directly across the street from the Museum: the Dash F and the Dash Southeast. Visit the Dash website for more information and schedules.