The museum at La Brea Tar Pits remains closed until further notice. The park at La Brea Tar Pits is currently open, and visitors can see paleontologists working at our excavation site weekly. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Field Trips

Witness discoveries made daily at La Brea Tar Pits, the largest active urban Ice Age fossil site in the world!
 

The museum at La Brea Tar Pits provides self-guided field trips to California Pre K-12 accredited public or private school groups at no cost. 

In addition to your self-guided exploration of the galleries, you will find full-time Gallery Interpreter staff and volunteers stationed throughout the Museum who can engage your students and answer any questions! 

For additional information regarding our field trips, please contact us at 213.763.3529 or info@tarpits.org.