Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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  • Even though the bones are old - there is always something new, interesting and fun to experience when you visit. Great for families of all ages. Easily accessible via public transportation. If you...  more »
  • I sincerely appreciate Ronnie (the manager) stepping up and providing excellent customer service after a not so great encounter of one of his staff members. It’s great to see people caring about a...  more »
  • 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.

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