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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
A juvenile mammoth that was discovered during a dig for the new Metro
Many thousands of years ago, a six-year-old mammoth had a bad day.
We are preparing right now to plant sturdy contraptions around La Brea Tar Pits, and soon they will blossom into portals to the Ice Age.
La Brea Tar Pits has been hosting a behemoth-size gathering of late — Mammoths and Mastodons at La Brea Tar Pits.
Discover some of the magnificent beasts that we’ve excavated right here at La Brea Tar Pits.