Beginning April 8, we will reopen our doors to gradually welcome back guests inside our museum, starting with previews for members and community partners. Advanced timed tickets are required for entry and are now available online.  See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Museum Free Hours and Admission

There are a lot of ways to see the Museum for free.

We celebrate the diversity of our audiences and are committed to doing so with equity, accessibility, and inclusion in mind. We aim to serve our community and offer a variety of programs to see the Museum for free.

Free Museum Admission Daily For   

  • CA EBT cardholders with ID
  • CA teachers with ID
  • Active or retired military with ID
  • Children 2 and under

To make free Museum Admission reservation please contact our Call Center at (213) 763-3499.

Free Hours for L.A. County Residents

L.A. County residents receive free Museum Admission 3-5 pm daily.

Make your free Museum Admission reservation online by selecting L.A. County Residents on our Buy Tickets page or contact our Call Center at (213) 763-3499.

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