Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Top 1% of attractions in Los Angeles
8 / 10

12 expert reviews

“More than just a place to see weird animal bones and models of long-extinct Homo sapiens.”

– Afar Magazine

Fodor's Fodor's
"This 1913-built beaux-arts museum has the same quaint feel of many natural history museums, with enclosed dioramas of animals in their natural habitats." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Dinos to diamonds, bears to beetles, hissing roaches to African elephants – this museum will take you around the world and back millions of years in time." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"This grand museum showcasing history, science, and art celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with the opening of a new permanent exhibit, Becoming L.A." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The NHM's original Beaux Arts structure was the first museum building in Los Angeles, opening with Exposition Park itself back in 1913." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Kids just love the dinosaur fossils."
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