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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Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration
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.
Ice Age Encounters
This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life.
Project 23 Revealed
Walk to our current excavation where you’ll talk to real excavators about their newest discoveries and learn the inside story of Project 23.
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.