Joy of Museums Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours of Museums, Art Galleries, and Historic Sites

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles – Virtual Tour

atural History Museum of Los Angeles - Virtual Tour

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – Virtual Tour

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is one of the largest natural history museums in the United States. Its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history.

The museum’s mission is:

“to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.”

The museum opened in 1913 as The Museum of History, Science, and Art. The museum was later divided in 1961 into The Los Angeles County Museum of History and Science and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

The Museum eventually evolved into today’s The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County with three floors of permanent exhibits.

The museum has one of the largest collections of marine mammal remains in the world, with almost 30 million specimens in marine zoology. 

Highlights of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

  • Animal habitats
  • Dinosaurs
  • Pre-Columbian cultures
  • Insect Zoo
  • Nature Lab
  • The La Brea Tar Pits Exhibits
  • Hall of African Mammals

atural History Museum of Los Angeles - Virtual Tour

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

  • Name:                Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • City:                   Los Angeles
  • Country:            United States
  • Established:       1913
  • Type:                  Natural history museum
  • Location:           Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Map

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – 360 View

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – 360 View

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – 360 View

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – 360 View

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Explore American Museums

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

~~~

“The dinosaurs disappeared because they could not adapt to their changing environment.
We shall disappear if we cannot adapt to an environment that now contains spaceships,
computers — and thermonuclear weapons.”

– Arthur C. Clarke

~~~


Photo Credit: Allie_Caulfield from Germany / CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0); Allie_Caulfield from Germany / CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Top Posts & Pages

Museums, Art Galleries & Historical Sites - Virtual Tours
"David" by Michelangelo
San Antonio Museums - Virtual Tour
The Alamo - Virtual Tour
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park
Quotes about Museums, Art and History
"The Musicians" by Caravaggio
Tomb of Payava - Stone Sarcophagus from Xanthos
Cult Statue Head of Diana
"The Acropolis at Athens" by Leo von Klenze

SEARCH