WHAT On March 16 and 17, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) celebrates Los Angeles’ wildlife during its fifth annual L.A. Nature Fest. The event will unfold in NHM’s very own Nature Gardens, the outdoor space where Museum scientists do real research and educators tell nature’s coolest stories. All wildlife lovers, from hiking machines to nature newbies, will be blown away by L.A.’s wild side: the plants, the animals, and the people devoted to protecting and studying them.

Visitors can participate in hands-on workshops and experience local nature first hand with a range of activities for all ages.

  • Meet live animals such as falcons, owls, oppossums, and reptiles.
  • Build your own bird houses! Limited availability, first come, first served.
  • Raptor flight demonstrations.
  • Talk face to face with real scientists and nature experts who are excited to answer your questions.
  • Be one of the first to get a copy of NHM’s newest book Wild L.A.and meet the authors.
  • Free giveaways from the Tree People and seed packets from Big Green.
  • Step and repeat with Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob characters.
  • Over 35 exhibitor booths with local organizations
  • Hands on nature crafts and activities
WHEN Saturday and Sunday
March 16 and 17, 2019
9:30 am – 5 pm
WHERE Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exhibition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007






FREE with paid museum admission or for Members. For information and to purchase tickets, visit NHM.ORG/naturefest.

There is also free General Admission, all the time, for California EBT cardholders with I.D., California teachers with I.D., and active or retired military with I.D.

Groups of 10 or more people receive discounted rates on Museum admission. Group tickets available now by calling 213.763.3218 or by emailing [email protected] for reservations and more.

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NHMLAC The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) include the Natural History Museum, La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum. They operate under the collective vision to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. The museums hold one of the world’s most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history—more than 35 million objects. Using these collections for groundbreaking scientific and historic research, the museums also incorporate them into on- and offsite nature and culture exploration in L.A. neighborhoods, and a slate of community science programs—creating indoor-outdoor visitor experience that explore the past, present, and future.