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Your Support Makes a Difference
Gifts from friends like you allow the Natural History Family of Museums to provide:
  • - One-of-a-kind experience for over 1 million visitors
  • - Free admission for schoolchildren, teachers, and members of the military
  • - Groundbreaking scientific research
  • - Funding for the care and preservation of over 35 million specimens
  • - Community Science projects - where new discoveries are waiting to happen
  • - Family-friendly programming and events
  • - And much more!
Make visiting and supporting the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum a "winning" family tradition! Please know that your gift will make a significant impact if received by December 31, 2019.
Vision Statement
The vision of the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County FAQ
Is my donation tax deductible?
Depends on a few factors like if you received a reward in exchange for the donation and the value of your donation above that rewards cost, etc. You may contact the nonprofit you donated to directly to receive information on whether or not your donation is tax deductible. Nonetheless, the emailed receipts you will receive for your donation is the documentation you need to make it tax deductible.

Is my donation and credit card info secure?
Yes, the security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

How do I know that my donation was made successfully?
You will receive an emailed receipt immediately after your donation is submitted and your credit card is processed. Your donation will also show up on your bank or card statement within 1-3 business days.

Do I get a receipt?
Yes, a receipt is sent to your email inbox once your donation is processed. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each period when your donation is processed.

Is my donation private?
We will not share or sell a donor's personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.