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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.
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.
Inside the Fossil Lab
Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!
Watch this CAT scan solve a museum mystery.
An international team, including NHM scientists, discovered the smallest dinosaur ever found, almost perfectly preserved
What trees line the L.A. streets?
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?