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).

A gateway back to the Ice Age, right in the heart of L.A.

Witness science in action at La Brea Tar Pits.

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Our Excavations

We literally have Ice Age L.A. in our hands.