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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles boasts a 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall, an incredible gallery with those not-to-missed dinos including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and Stegosaurus.... Read More
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles boasts a 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall, an incredible gallery with those not-to-missed dinos including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and Stegosaurus. Well-known for its detailed exhibits of North American and African mammals, the museum also has a fascinating marine life exhibit that includes Megamouth, the rarest shark in the world (only 17 have been found since 1976). Don't miss the Hall of Birds, the insect zoo, or the Discovery Center, which offers lots of hands-on activities for kids. Grownups will enjoy First Fridays, when visitors can come to have a drink, roam the Dinosaur Hall after hours, enjoy a concert and a DJ spinning tunes. Tickets always sell out, so buy yours early.
- Daily 9:30am-5pm
- Adult $9; Senior (62+) $6.50; Student (13+) $6.50; Child (5-12) $2; Child (4 and under) Free
- Museums: "If you love butterflies, be sure to visit the Butterfly Pavilion in the summer, where over 40 species of butterflies fill the air with beauty."
- Best for Museums Because: If only for the massive dinosaurs, this would be a must-do museum. And there's much more to discover about nature at this wonderful place, too.
- Things to Do with Kids: "Special Exhibits are often going on - check before you visit to find out what will be on display when you're there as you may want to schedule in more time to visit the museum."