In accordance with the L.A. City Municipal Code Ordinance, all eligible patrons (currently 12+) are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours. Visitors 18+ must also show a valid photo ID. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Buy Tickets

Advanced tickets are recommended for entry for all guests, and are available online.

  • Admission tickets require a date selection. 
  • L.A. County Residents get free Museum Admission from 3-5 pm. Tickets are available at the Museum ticketing desk or kiosks.
  • Members, click on the button below to be taken to your Member Portal where you can select your tickets. 

  • Face coverings are required indoors for ALL guests over age 2, regardless of vaccination status. Read our safety guidelines before your visit.
  • In accordance with the L.A. City Municipal Code Ordinance all eligible patrons (currently 12+) are required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours. Full vaccination is 14+ days after receiving a one-dose vaccine or 14+ days after receiving both doses of a two-dose vaccine. Visitors 18+ must also show a valid photo ID. Children 11 and under are currently exempt from this mandate.
  • Tickets are currently available through January 31.

BECOME A MEMBER

Become an NHMLAC insider! Join as a Member now to support our museums, receive free admission and special exhibition tickets to the Natural History Museum and La Brea Tar Pits, enjoy exclusive Member perks and hours, and receive invitations to programs with museum scientists and historians.

For assistance with reservations call (213) 763-3466 or email info@tarpits.org



Choose your ticket type


Now - Jan 31


General Admission

+$15

General

  • +$15

Now Open

Includes access to the museum at La Brea Tar Pits

ADD-ONS


Film

+$6

3D Film

  • +$6

Now Open


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Save today by becoming a member!


Support our mission to "inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds," while enjoying insider perks.

Starting at $99