Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19.​​​ Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).

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  • Supporting Schools: Bringing science to life beyond the classroom with engaging interactive learning for 200,000 local students and teachers each year. 

  • Conducting Research: With onsite experts representing 15 curatorial disciplines, our museums are global leaders in researching and understanding the relationship between nature, cities, and people.

  • Engaging the Community: Our public programs partner experts with ‘community scientists’ and have inspired people to contribute nearly 160,000 urban nature observation that are used to conduct groundbreaking research.

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