When visiting the Science Center, your science exploration begins as soon as you arrive. Surrounding the parking structure, you'll find gardens and exhibits that invite you to take a closer look at the world around you.
Take a peek at some of the birds you might see in the garden, and learn how hummingbirds and flowers need each other to survive.
Butterflies and moths
Explore the mysteries of metamorphosis, and find out which plants butterflies and moths like to munch.
Learn about this special plant community that surrounds Los Angeles, and discover how plants and animals in the chaparral survive fire.
Oaks and acorns
Find out how oak trees and acorns provide food and shelter for lots of animals, and yet still manage to grow new generations.
Get some tips on how to discover what kinds of animals and plants are around you on your next hike.
Examine a totally unique 'bird that roosts in the garden—the A-12 Blackbird trainer, the only one of its kind in the world.