This dynamic learning laboratory and forum for the exchange of ideas is a new model that sets the standard for museums of the future. We inspire the widest possible audience to enjoy, value and become stewards of the living Earth.
The first museum in Los Angeles, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has amassed one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history. Explore the planet's biodiversity, and the increasing ways in which the natural and cultural worlds intersect. New exhibition halls of real dinosaur and mammal fossils and dinosaurs, exquisite gems and minerals, grand habitat dioramas, ancient Latin American archaeological treasures, and behind-the-scenes experiences such as the Dino Lab active paleontology lab where dinosaur fossils are prepared daily in public view.