We are open today from 9:30 am to 5 pm. See what is Happening Today
Witness science in action at La Brea Tar Pits.
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We are embarking upon an exciting master planning process in Hancock Park—and we want your ideas!
The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; our historic excavation pits; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.
Discoveries from the Tar Pits
Hear some of the little-known stories behind the world’s most famous Ice Age fossil site.
Ice Age Encounters
This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life.
What are you interested in learning about at the Tar Pits?
Tales from the Tar Pits
We literally have Ice Age L.A. in our hands.
We try to connect nature, people, and science—at our museums and out in L.A.