Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19. Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).
While our museums remain closed, please stay in touch with us through NHMLAC Connects.
We try to connect nature, people, and science—all over L.A.
2020 City Nature Challenge
Witness science in action at La Brea Tar Pits.
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Discover mind-blowing tours and experience the Tar Pits YOUR way.
Architects WEISS/MANFREDI selected to lead the master planning process in Hancock Park.
La Brea Tar Pits has been voted one of 2019's World's Coolest Places by TIME for Kids.
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.
Go on an exploration of MAMMOTH proportions