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NHM has amassed one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history - more than 35 million objects, some as old as 4.5 billion years.
Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles, the world famous Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits represents the only active urban paleontological excavation site in the world.
Silent film star William S. Hart purchased ranch property in Newhall, north of Los Angeles, in 1921. He built a 22-room mansion and filled it with Western art, Native American artifacts, and early Hollywood memorabilia.
Child Development Center
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We require 1 adult for every 10 students. The La Brea Tar Pits provides free admission for all students and teachers and up to 1 additional chaperone for every 5 students. Chaperones beyond the 1:5 ratio are still welcome! They will need to purchase a $10.00 chaperone ticket upon arrival. Some exemptions apply.
How many teachers? Please include all school administrative staff and one-to-one aides as Teachers. Teachers will not be counted towards the 1:5 chaperone to student ratio and will receive free admission.
Please Select a Guided Program or select No Guided Programs
Turn your field trip into an adventure! Guided Programs, Performances, Shows and Exhibits are free, optional additions to your trip and offer your students the unique opportunity to interact with our amazing Museum educators and learn the inside story of the Tar Pits.
Use the form below to request any reservations you’d like to add to your trip. Want to explore the Museum and Tar Pits on your own? Just say “No Programs.”
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We apologize, but your total number of students exceeds the capacity we can accommodate per day in guided programming for at least one of your grades. If you would
like to request a Guided Program, please consider booking your group on two or more separate days using the following capacity guidelines:
We book by date availability. Would you like us to book your second or third choice date if requested programs or
exhibits are not available on your first choice date?
Yes, my dates are flexible if programming or exhibits are available.
No, schedule by first choice date if possible.
Please let us know if your students have any mobility limitations or learning differences so we can accommodate them in our programs.
Please write additional accommodations below:
Is there anything else we need to know about your visit?
YOUR REQUEST IS IN! WHAT’S NEXT?
CHECK YOUR EMAIL!
You will receive at least two e-mails from the Museum:
E-mail 1 should already be in your inbox. This email lets you know that we’ve received your request, and that we’re hard at work booking your visit.Email 1 is not a confirmation.
E-mail 2: is your field trip confirmation! It will include an order number and your finalized field trip details. Your confirmation will arrive within two weeks, so hold tight. Make sure you read your confirmation carefully to help you plan for your field trip.
If you have not received the e-mails above, check spam or junk folders. If you still can’t find the e-mail above, or if you need to cancel a visit or request, contact us at email@example.com or call 323.857.6300 x 111.
Please review the information below. This is what we will use to schedule your field trip to the Tar Pits.
Remember that this is a request only, and you should always check your confirmation for your finalized field trip details.
Based on the information you provided, it looks like your group does not qualify for a free school field trip to the Tar Pits.
Click here schedule your visit through our Group Sales Department and get a 15% group discount on Museum admission.
Homeschoolers! Click here to learn more about free Homeschool Days at the Tar Pits.
Why don’t I qualify?
The La Brea Tar Pits Museum can only provide free field trips to PreK - 12th grade groups from California accredited public schools, private schools, head start programs, child development centers, and non-profit orgranizations that provide academic instruction to students at a school site.
Questions? Contact the Tar Pits School Programs Team
323.857.6300 x 111 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact your district representative listed below. They will help you arrange transportation and schedule your field trip to the Tar Pits & Museum.
Los Angeles Unified School District
Covina Valley Unified School District
(626) 974-7600 x2078
Montebello Unified School District
(323) 887-7900 x2356
Paramount Unified School District
ABC Unified School District
El Monte City School District
Alhambra Unified School District
Garvey School District
Sulpher Springs School District
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