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).

Behind the Scenes at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

Trevor Valle, Lab Supervisor, answers some fun questions about fossils.

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As part of our celebration of National Fossil Day, we spent an afternoon over at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum asking Trevor Valle, Lab Supervisor some fun questions about fossils. We'll also, be having an extended celebration on Saturday, October 23 at the Museum.