The mission of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County:
- protects over 35 million specimens, dating back 4.5 billion years.
- is a resource for Southern California teachers.
- is an authority on the “big picture” of the planet, the natural and the cultural world.
- tracks the Earth’s biodiversity, because knowing what is out there is the first step to conservation.