Our museums remain closed due to COVID-19. While LA County Public Health has entered Phase 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery, allowing for the reopening of museums on June 12, our museums are still slowly welcoming back staff and are in the process of planning for new health and safety protocols in our galleries and gardens. Therefore, we will not be reopening until later in the summer. Sign up here to be the first to know when we will safely re-open to the public and in the meantime, stay connected from home.

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Exhibition | Tar Pits
Fossil Lab

What happens after the fossils at La Brea Tar Pits are excavated? This is where you find out.

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Exhibition | Tar Pits
3D Theater

Travel back in time with Titans of the Ice Age.

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Sun

05

Jul

Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration

Tours & Shows
  • 11 am

Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sat

11

Jul

Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration

Tours & Shows
  • 11 am

Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sun

12

Jul

Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration

Tours & Shows
  • 11 am

Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sat

18

Jul

Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration

Tours & Shows
  • 11 am

Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sun

19

Jul

Tar Pits

Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration

Tours & Shows
  • 11 am

Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

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DIY Paleoart

How do we know what a saber-toothed cat looked like? Short answer? We don’t! Here at La Brea Tar Pits, we only find the bones of ancient animals, so we have to get creative to visualize it.

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Giants of the Ice Age

Discover some of the magnificent beasts that we’ve excavated right here at La Brea Tar Pits.

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News & Press

Mammoths and Mastodons

Invigorating Visitor Experience with Over 20 Hands-On Displays and 3D Replicas of Ice Age Giants