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Go on an exploration of MAMMOTH proportions. Throughout the museum discover the stories of these creatures that once roamed Los Angeles. Get up close to La Brea’s real fossils and stand next to life-sized replicas that show what Ice Age mammoths and mastodons looked like in life. Take part in new interactive experiences that will give you a hands-on understanding of the science behind excavating and analyzing these fascinating creatures.
See skeletons of mastodons dug up right here by our excavators in the Tar Pits.
Enjoy hands-on interactives throughout the museum as you learn about these wonderful creatures.
Marvel at the massive size of the Columbian mammoth as you walk under its tusks.
Walk through the Trunk and Tusk room to discover more about mammoths, mastodons, and their relatives.
Discover what Ice Age L.A. looked like and how humans interacted with and hunted these creatures.
Watch our scientists work on conserving Zed's, our adult Columbian mammoth, skull
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ALONG THE WAY, YOU’LL:
- Make MAMMOTH discoveries with hands-on interactives.
- Watch as our scientists conserve “Zed” the most complete Columbian mammoth ever discovered at the Tar Pits.
- See what the most intact, mummified baby mammoth ever found looks like.
- Discover the evolutionary journey of mammoths, mastodons and their relatives.