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Bring the kids to meet Maya & Miguel at Nautral History Museum this Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Come say hello and take your picture with your favorite characters from the PBS hit series Maya & Miguel at the African Mammal Hall, Level 1.

NHMIn addition to meeting Maya & Miguel,be sure to check out the current exhibition Grandes Maestros as well as the full day of fun events and tours which are all included with your paid museum admission. I personally love the Nature Walk at the Nature Garden.

Nature Gardens at NHM

Schedule of events for Saturday, March 21, 2015

  • Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm
    Location: Grand Foyer
    Decorate gourds with designs influenced by the art of Latin America in activities led by Leigh Adams in the Grand Foyer. Create unique designs inspired by the Grandes Maestros exhibit using painting and stencil cutting techniques in activities led by Self Help Graphics and Art in the beautiful Nature Gardens.  Listen to the hand-clapping, finger snapping ensemble Sakai Flamenco as they perform traditional Spanish music and flamenco dances at 12 pm and 2 pm in the Otis Booth Pavilion, presented by the Music Center.
  • Nature Gardens Exploration
    Time: 11:00am
    Location: Level G
    Grab your binoculars or bug nets and explore the new Nature Gardens at NHM! Seasonal programs may include bird walks, bug hunts, tastings in the Erika J. Glazer Family Edible Garden, and more! Program meets on Level G of the Otis Booth Pavilion.
  • Time: 11:30am to 12:00pm
    Location: North American Mammal Hall, Level 2
    Get close to a living, breathing dinosaur! Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features NHM’s life-size dinosaur puppets. Each presenter focuses on a different topic, including theories on dinosaur behavior, extinction, adaptation, and the relationship between birds and dinosaurs. Please note these are not small hand puppets. The Museum’s puppets are very large, realistic interpretations of wild animals. Please prepare small children accordingly. Dinosaur Encounters is family friendly, and each presentation is about 20 minutes long.
  • Maya & Miguel at NHM
    Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: African Mammal Hall, Level 1
    Come say hello and take your picture with your favorite characters from the PBS hit series Maya & Miguel. After, be sure to check out the current exhibition Grandes Maestros.
  • Gallery Exploration Tour
    Time: 1:00pm
    Location: Dueling Dinosaurs
    In NHM’s award-winning tour, a Gallery Interpreter takes you on a journey featuring an intriguing new topic each day.
  • Time: 1:30pm to 2:00pm
    Location: North American Mammal Hall, Level 2
    Get close to a living, breathing dinosaur! Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features NHM’s life-size dinosaur puppets. Each presenter focuses on a different topic, including theories on dinosaur behavior, extinction, adaptation, and the relationship between birds and dinosaurs. Please note these are not small hand puppets. The Museum’s puppets are very large, realistic interpretations of wild animals. Please prepare small children accordingly. Dinosaur Encounters is family friendly, and each presentation is about 20 minutes long.
  • Gallery Highlights Tour
    Time: 2:00pm
    Location: Dueling Dinosaurs
    Join a Gallery Interpreter to explore fascinating highlights of the Museum, including the new Dinosaur Hall.
  • Time: 2:30pm to 3:00pm
    Location: North American Mammal Hall, Level 2
    Get close to a living, breathing dinosaur! Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features NHM’s life-size dinosaur puppets. Each presenter focuses on a different topic, including theories on dinosaur behavior, extinction, adaptation, and the relationship between birds and dinosaurs. Please note these are not small hand puppets. The Museum’s puppets are very large, realistic interpretations of wild animals. Please prepare small children accordingly. Dinosaur Encounters is family friendly, and each presentation is about 20 minutes long.
  • Time: 2:30pm to 3:00pm
    Location: North American Mammal Hall, Level 2
    Get close to a living, breathing dinosaur! Fun, educational, and interactive, Dinosaur Encounters features NHM’s life-size dinosaur puppets. Each presenter focuses on a different topic, including theories on dinosaur behavior, extinction, adaptation, and the relationship between birds and dinosaurs. Please note these are not small hand puppets. The Museum’s puppets are very large, realistic interpretations of wild animals. Please prepare small children accordingly. Dinosaur Encounters is family friendly, and each presentation is about 20 minutes long.
  • Meet a Live Animal
    Time: 3:00pm to 3:30pm
    Location: Level G
    Greet a menagerie of animals, from snakes to tortoises to bugs, and maybe an adorable opossum! Programs take place on Level G in the Nature Lab!
  • Nature Walk
    Time: 4:00pm
    Location: Level G
    Join us on a walk through the Nature Gardens to explore the amazing biodiversity of life that also calls L.A. home. Program meets on Level G of the Otis Booth Pavilion.

Nature History Museum is located at 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007/Phone: (213) 763-DINO

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HOURS + ADMISSIONS

9:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

General Admission Tickets:
Members FREE
Children 2 and under FREE
California Teachers* FREE
Children 3-12 $5.00
Youth 13-17 $9.00
College Students w/ ID $9.00
Seniors 62+ $9.00
Adults $12.00

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