January 25 – May 3: Let your imagination run wild as you embark on an epic adventure! Step into the shoes of a National Geographic explorer as you take a journey to the wildest places on Earth. Through six immersive environments, you’ll learn more about explorers who have risked life and limb to discover new places, help protect them for future generations, and discover new realms of scientific inquiry.
October 2 – March 1, 2020: Enjoy the Dinosaur Jungle Maze, uncover fossils at Paleo-Camp, examine teeth and claws trapped in amber, plus lots of dino facts and hands-on fun!
Through April 12: More than 200 authentic artifacts, including three colossal 16-foot sculptures of a pharaoh, a queen, and a god is on view. Learn about the two bustling cities in ancient Egypt that slipped into the sea without a whisper of wind, buried for centuries.
The permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey to learn how a shallow muddy harbor became the world-class Port of Los Angeles; what is was like to travel by stagecoach; and how the first railroad in Southern California came to be.
Walk through an exhibit that shows the human impact on shipwrecks found by famous explorer Dr. Bob Ballard, not only did he find the RMS Titantic, he is also known for locating famous wrecks such as German Battleship Bismark, troop carrier Lusitania, and American Submarine Scorpion.
Explore the scientific inspiration for classic monsters Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, and Creature from the Black Lagoon. Get a glimpse of rare movie props, film footage, hands-on activities, and museum specimens. Through April 19, 2020. Included with museum admission. Buy tickets online for a discount. Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.