Los Angeles

This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Los Angeles area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Long Beach, CA, USA

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a public aquarium on a 5-acre site in Long Beach, California. . .

San Pedro, CA, USA

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an aquarium in San Pedro, within the city of Los Angeles. . .

Palm Desert, CA, USA

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a public desert botanical garden and a zoo in Palm Desert, California. . .

Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a 133-acre zoo founded in 1966. . .


Culver City, CA, USA

The Museum of Jurassic Technology has been described as a satire of museums. . .


Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. . .

Los Angeles, CA, USA

This store in Hollywood describes itself as a seller of natural history items. . .


Los Angeles, CA, USA

The George C Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries was built next to the La Brea Tar Pits in Hancock Park. . .

Palm Springs, CA, USA

The Palm Springs Art Museum is a regional art, natural science and performing arts institution for Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley in California. . .

Hemet, CA, USA

The Western Science Center , formerly the Western Center for Archaeology & Paleontology, is a museum located near Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet, California. . .

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