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What happens after the fossils at La Brea Tar Pits are excavated? This is where you find out.
Travel back in time with Titans of the Ice Age.
Discoveries from the Tar Pits
Hear some of the little-known stories behind the world’s most famous Ice Age fossil site.
Mammoths and Mastodons Exploration
Tour the museum to learn how the Tar Pits have been telling the stories of L.A.'s ice age giants for over 100 years.
Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20
Project 23 Revealed
Walk to our current excavation where you’ll talk to real excavators about their newest discoveries and learn the inside story of Project 23.
The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; our historic excavation pits; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.
Inside the Fossil Lab
Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!
Examining a staple of the L.A. backyard.
Let me introduce you to a tiny parasitic wasp that makes a unique nursery for its offspring.
A sneak peek at NHM's Wild L.A. - A nature guide for Angelenos. The following is one of 100 species accounts in the book.
What can thrive in those standing water puddles?
At first, I was content just watching the bats fly around, dipping and turning across the night sky. But then I remembered I had a bat detector in my pocket. Nerd alert!
Many thousands of years ago, a six-year-old mammoth had a bad day.