Best natural history museums in Los Angeles

Check out the top natural history museums in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
1. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
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138 local reviews
900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 213-763-3466
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Roy
This is one of the largest natural history museums in the USA, it holds a collection of almost 35 million…
Thamara
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western…
Natasha
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western…
1. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
1. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
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138 local reviews
900 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 213-763-3466
Roy
Roy
This is one of the largest natural history museums in the USA, it holds a collection of almost 35 million specimens and artifacts some of…
Thamara
Thamara
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States, Its collections…
Natasha
Natasha
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States,] Its collections…
2. California Science Center
2. California Science Center
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157 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-724-3623
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Dan
This free science center is world class. Its difficult to do a science center better than this. Jets,…
Chris And Rudy
The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, next to…
Cooper
Amazing resource. 5 stores of cool, mind blowing science exhibits and it's all free. Next door is an Imax…
2. California Science Center
2. California Science Center
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157 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-724-3623
Dan
Dan
This free science center is world class. Its difficult to do a science center better than this. Jets, Aquarium, Space artifacts, space…
Chris And Rudy
Chris And Rudy
The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, next to the Natural History Museum of…
Cooper
Cooper
Amazing resource. 5 stores of cool, mind blowing science exhibits and it's all free. Next door is an Imax theatre, the Natural History…
3. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
3. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
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400 local reviews
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 213-763-3499
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Elliot
The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles from…
Jeddamarie
This is a great place to visit, there is also a natural history museum and art museum located in the park as…
Jonathan
There is a natural history museum and you can walk around the park and see the tar pits plus excavation of…
3. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
3. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
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400 local reviews
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 213-763-3499
Elliot
Elliot
The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles from prehistoric times and natural…
Jeddamarie
Jeddamarie
This is a great place to visit, there is also a natural history museum and art museum located in the park as well as restaurants
Jonathan
Jonathan
There is a natural history museum and you can walk around the park and see the tar pits plus excavation of fossils​.
4. Exposition Park
4. Exposition Park
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19 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
+1 213-744-7458
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Erika
From their website: About Exposition Park Roses from the Rose Garden The Rose Garden in Exposition Park The…
Peggy J
Exposition Park houses: LA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium; Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum; Natural…
Bertha
This location has a Rose Garden, Science and Industry museum, Natural History museum, Imax Theater, California…
4. Exposition Park
4. Exposition Park
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19 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
+1 213-744-7458
Erika
Erika
From their website: About Exposition Park Roses from the Rose Garden The Rose Garden in Exposition Park The California Science Center is…
Peggy J
Peggy J
Exposition Park houses: LA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium; Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles…
Bertha
Bertha
This location has a Rose Garden, Science and Industry museum, Natural History museum, Imax Theater, California African American museum , The…
5. Natural History Museum
5. Natural History Museum
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12 local reviews
Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
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Sarah
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western…
Jeane
The Natural History Museum and Science Center is a fun place to check out if you have kids, or if you are a…
Kelly
Awesome Natural History Museum!
5. Natural History Museum
5. Natural History Museum
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12 local reviews
Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Sarah
Sarah
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Its collections…
Jeane
Jeane
The Natural History Museum and Science Center is a fun place to check out if you have kids, or if you are a kid, and it's grouped with a…
Kelly
Kelly
Awesome Natural History Museum!
6. Culver City
6. Culver City
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50 local reviews
8817 Washington Blvd, Culver City
+1 323-466-3876
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Eloisa
Want to go to Downtown? Or connect to another Metro that takes you to Hollywood this will be your best…
Adam
Train station in Culver City that goes to Downtown LA via the Natural History Museum, California Science…
Belize
This train will take you all the way downtown in less than 20 minutes! Stops include the Natural History…
6. Culver City
6. Culver City
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50 local reviews
8817 Washington Blvd, Culver City
+1 323-466-3876
Eloisa
Eloisa
Want to go to Downtown? Or connect to another Metro that takes you to Hollywood this will be your best option. From our Airbnb you can…
Adam
Adam
Train station in Culver City that goes to Downtown LA via the Natural History Museum, California Science Center, and Staples Center. You…
Belize
Belize
This train will take you all the way downtown in less than 20 minutes! Stops include the Natural History Museum, Science Center, and the…
7. Exposition Park
7. Exposition Park
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9 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles
+1 213-744-7458
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Christopher
At this site, you can enjoy the Rose Garden and museums including the Natural History Museum, the California…
Sue
Welcome to the home of the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Directly across from the Natural History Museum…
7. Exposition Park
7. Exposition Park
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9 local reviews
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles
+1 213-744-7458
Christopher
Christopher
At this site, you can enjoy the Rose Garden and museums including the Natural History Museum, the California Science Center (and space…
Sue
Sue
Welcome to the home of the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Directly across from the Natural History Museum. Interactive fun the whole family can…
8. Page Museum
8. Page Museum
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44 local reviews
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 323-934-7243
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Jerry
Excellent natural history museum, and home of the world-famous outdoor LaBrea Tar Pits -- plus a huge friendly…
Julia
An amazing site of natural history. Ancient tar pits where animals were stuck and preserved through history…
Jonathan
A natural history museum.
8. Page Museum
8. Page Museum
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44 local reviews
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 323-934-7243
Jerry
Jerry
Excellent natural history museum, and home of the world-famous outdoor LaBrea Tar Pits -- plus a huge friendly outdoor park, popular…
Julia
Julia
An amazing site of natural history. Ancient tar pits where animals were stuck and preserved through history. And a natural history museum.
Jonathan
Jonathan
A natural history museum.
9. University of Southern California
9. University of Southern California
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150 local reviews
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
+1 213-740-2311
UniversityPoint of interestEstablishment
Sal & Julissa
California Science Center, BlueSky Tours, Natural History Museum, Exposition Park, Memorial Coliseum, Staples…
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Take Expo line east exit Expo Park/USC. Natural History Museum
9. University of Southern California
9. University of Southern California
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150 local reviews
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
+1 213-740-2311
Sal & Julissa
Sal & Julissa
California Science Center, BlueSky Tours, Natural History Museum, Exposition Park, Memorial Coliseum, Staples Center, Walt Disney Concert…
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Good Host
Take Expo line east exit Expo Park/USC. Natural History Museum
10. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
10. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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1439 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-857-6000
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Kat
Quite large, hard to do it all in one day. New modern wing, Permanent collection, Asian Pavillion and special…
Shane
Great exhibitions, La Brea Tar pits and natural history museum next door.
10. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
10. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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1439 local reviews
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-857-6000
Kat
Kat
Quite large, hard to do it all in one day. New modern wing, Permanent collection, Asian Pavillion and special exhibits -- as well as Page…
Shane
Shane
Great exhibitions, La Brea Tar pits and natural history museum next door.
11. Exposition Park Drive
11. Exposition Park Drive
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3 local reviews
Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
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Mimi
I love going there because there are several wonderful museums in walking distance from each other. The…
Louie & Agla
Exposition Park Attractions: California African American Museum Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County…
11. Exposition Park Drive
11. Exposition Park Drive
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3 local reviews
Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles
Mimi
Mimi
I love going there because there are several wonderful museums in walking distance from each other. The California Science Center is the…
Louie & Agla
Louie & Agla
Exposition Park Attractions: California African American Museum Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Rose Garden EXPO Center