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Excavations

Exhibitions

Fossil Lab

What happens after the fossils at La Brea Tar Pits are excavated? This is where you find out.

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3D Theater

Travel back in time with Titans of the Ice Age.

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Tue

02

Jun

Virtual Educator Workshop: Urban Paleontology

Educator Workshop
  • 11 am

Join us as we discuss the mammoth in the metro, dodging bulldozers, and the classroom-to-career connections in paleontology happening in our own backyards!

Sun

05

Jul

Project 23 Revealed

Tours & Shows
  • 11:30 am

Walk to our current excavation where you’ll talk to real excavators about their newest discoveries and learn the inside story of Project 23.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sun

05

Jul

Inside the Fossil Lab

Tours & Shows
  • 2:30 pm

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sat

11

Jul

Project 23 Revealed

Tours & Shows
  • 11:30 am

Walk to our current excavation where you’ll talk to real excavators about their newest discoveries and learn the inside story of Project 23.

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

Sat

11

Jul

Inside the Fossil Lab

Tours & Shows
  • 2:30 pm

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20

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Future Paleontologist

Dig up the past as you discover the science of the fossil’s journey from excavation to our col

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Our Expeditions

Our goal is to foster integrative research collaborations at asphaltic fossil localities around the world.

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