On Wednesday, December 11, La Brea Tar Pits will be closing at 3pm for a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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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.
The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; our historic excavation pits; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.
Discoveries from the Tar Pits
Hear some of the little-known stories behind the world’s most famous Ice Age fossil site.
Students dig up the bones of real prehistoric beasts for college credit in the first-ever La Brea Tar Pits Field School.
A decade of rich digs at Project 23
Dig up the past as you discover the science of the fossil’s journey from excavation to our col
Our goal is to foster integrative research collaborations at asphaltic fossil localities around the world.