Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles

4.7
Trace the history of the natural world and study Earth's biodiversity by learning about the 35 million specimens housed in Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Discover the dinosaur hall with the world's only Tyrannosaurus Rex growth series and watch scientists at work in the Dino Lab. You'll have the opportunity to explore over 240 specimens including whale skeletons and realistic animal dioramas. The museum also features a gem and mineral hall with over 2,000 specimens that is considered to be one of the finest exhibits of its kind in the world. Use our Los Angeles vacation planner to arrange your visit to Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and other attractions in Los Angeles.
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  • We went during the Easter Holidays so it was very busy. The exhibits were very interesting and the highlight was the dinosaur room.  more »
  • Huge many children on weekends, so much to see, on train line.beautiful building, not just dinosaur bones much social history of LA  more »
  • We had a fantastic time here at the museum! The exhibits were awesome! There is so much to see. They charge admission plus $12 for parking. You also have to pay extra for certain exhibits. Food is.....  more »
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  • The museum is big, there are a lot of things to visit. You can travel the world by going around the corner, that's amazing. You can see scientists working on fossils, very interesting. The staff is very friendly and helpful, they will approach you even if you don't ask for their help. Very beautiful location.
  • It was a lot different from the last time I went as a boy. The museum had great displays, interactive activities and lessons. So it was amazing. There is so much to see. Museum cafe was pricey of course but we went anyway and it was good too. Definitely liked and remember the display with the species of animals, the rocks and minerals, and fossils.
  • What an amazing place!!! Our kids 5 and 2 absolutely LOVED it. Seeing all the different dinosaurs and was definitely the highlight. We went and saw the butterfly’s. Definitely worth going. Be sure to get tickets when you arrive at the museum! They let people in in timed groups. The kids loved seeing and watching all the butterfly’s fly around and land on things.
  • Excelent displays and exhibits. Mixes old style exhibits with more modern ones. Building also has an older section and a newer one great architecture. Lots of animals and dinosaurs exhibits very well explained. Also interactive activities for both kids and adults. Don't miss the gardens or the old entrance facade outside.
  • I love dinosaurs and ice age animals. The arctic dinosaurs exhibit was a magnificent place to look at. The only downside is that they sure love to price gouge you a lot it was 60 bucks a person for the arctic exhibit. Just be careful when you buy tickets here and make sure you get what you're paying for.

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