A look behind the scenes in our storage areas is like a cross-section of the diversity of nature itself. You’ll find everything from tiny beetles to enormous whale bones.
This new, permanent exhibition revolves around the history—and the future—of citizen science, the idea upon which the Museum was founded in 1874.
A permanent exhibition that will invite visitors to explore the unique habitats of southern California, from the coastal wetlands and urban canyons to the high mountains and the desert.
Skulls contains close to 200 skulls from theNAT’s research collections of animals from all over the world, from the tiny to the spectacular.
From dinosaurs to mastodons, discover the rich fossil history of our region. In this major exhibition, created by the Museum.
Learn and explore the natural world through play. This new space invites our youngest visitors to play under a shade tree, search for hidden secrets along a wooden fence, or read their favorite book in a cozy potting shed.
The world is threatened by a deadly viral outbreak. Diplomacy has failed, and now, the only thing that can save us… is science! Do you and your friends have what it takes to comb through clue-filled museum archives, solve puzzles, and save the world? Join us at Escape The Nat for…Botanic Panic!