Plan Your Visit
Advanced, online tickets are highly recommended to ensure entry into the Museum and for special ticketed experiences.
Click on map link below to find your way to your favorite exhibits and follow the one-way paths throughout the museum. Helpful icons point out restrooms, shops, eating areas, accessible features, and more.
Please respect our staff
We look forward to your visit. Please note, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, including, but not limited to, yelling, violence, intimidation, threats, harassment, aggression, swearing, damage, abuse, or sexual harassment. Individuals who are aggressive toward staff or other visitors will be expelled from La Brea Tar Pits and escorted off the property.
Safety Measures and Guidelines
The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County no longer requires masks worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Butterfly Pavilion, regardless of vaccination status. In accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, we still strongly recommend all visitors to continue wearing masks while indoors and ask that individual choices are respected. See full safety guidelines.