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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90007
NATURAL HISTORY FAMILY OF MUSEUMS
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
PAGE MUSEUM AT THE LA BREA TAR PITS
HART PARK AND MUSEUM
HART MUSEUM (HART)
Under Construction through September
The Hart Museum's mansion will be closed during the month of September for renovations to the original historic home. Please visit the Hart Ranch House to view the Hart Collection on exhibit. The Ranch House will be open for the museum's regular hours of operation. For current schedule and more information visit www.hartmuseum.org or call (661) 254-4584.
SPIDER PAVILION (NHM)
Open September 26 through November 7
While the butterflies are away, the spiders come out to play on the Museum's South Lawn! Get up close and personal with these shy and fragile creatures; marvel at their beauty and at the magnificent webs they produce. Separate admission ticketing applies; members are always free. Spider Pavilion is open seven days a week, 10 am−5 pm. For more information visit www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/spider-pavilion.
CRITTER CLUB: WHAT'S IN THE GARDEN? (NHM)
Saturday, September 18; 10 am and 11 am
Special Date Change! Come with us and explore our gardens! See who is living under the leaves and dirt — pill bugs, sow bugs, snails, and worms. We will make tiny homes for your new friends, and listen to buggy stories! Wriggle on over for a fun adventure! Critter Club is for 3- to 5-year-olds and a participating adult. No reservations are required but class sizes are limited. For more info visit www.nhm.org/site/activitiesprograms/ critter-club or call (213)763-ED4U (3348).
GARDENING CLASSES (NHM)
Sunday, September 19, 26; October 3, 10; 1 pm−4 pm
Master Gardener Florence Nishida will teach gardening basics for beginners. Learn about creating good soil, watering and feeding — how much and how often, starting plants from seeds, transplanting, and making compost. Register and purchase tickets by calling (213) 763-3520, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIVE AMERICAN POWWOW (HART)
Saturday, September 25, 10 am−7 pm; Sunday, September 26, 10 am−6 pm
Experience Native American culture through art, dance, and cuisine. Visit the William S. Hart Park on September 25 and 26 for a unique weekend for all ages! For more info visit www.hartmuseum.org or call (661) 254-4584.
A SAN ANDREAS ODYSSEY (OFFSITE)
Saturday, October 2; 9 am-5 pm
On this field trip led by Museum Malacology Collections Manager Lindsey Groves, we'll see firsthand the fault's topographical effects on this fun and educational journey. Bring a sack lunch to be enjoyed at a fault-formed lake high in the San Gabriel Mountains after multiple stops along the fault. Lunch and transportation provided. For price and more information e-mail email@example.com, or call (213) 763-ED4U (3348).
REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN APPRECIATION DAY (NHM)
Sunday, October 3; 9:30 am-5 pm
Join us for a day-long celebration of the slimy and scaly at the second-annual RAAD. Get to know reptiles and frogs from around the world and right here at home. The whole family will enjoy up-close animal encounters, art projects, hands-on activities, and a chance to meet professional herpetologists. For more info call (213) 763-3272 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Natural History Family of Museums Info:
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is at 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Open seven days a week 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets $9 for adults, $6.50 for children. Admission is free the first Tuesday of every month. For more information, call (213) 763-DINO or visit www.nhm.org.
The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits is at 5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036. Open seven days a week 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $7 for adults, $4.50 for students and seniors, and $2 for children ages 5-12. Admission is free for children under 5 and Museum members. Admission is also free for everyone on the first Tuesday of every month. For more information, call (323) 934-PAGE or visit www.tarpits.org.
The Hart Park and Museum is at 24151 Newhall Ave. Newhall, CA, 91321. Open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and weekends from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with tours every half hour. Admission is free. For more information, call (661) 254-4584 or visit www.hartmuseum.org.