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Inside the Fossil Lab

Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 pm
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Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 pm

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La Brea Tar Pits
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Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits! Meet at the Fossil Lab.


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Fossil Lab

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

Learn more about Fossil Lab