Local Attractions & Restaurants | La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

Local Attractions & Restaurants

Places to Eat

While no food or beverages are allowed inside the Museum collections and exhibits area, our Museum Store does sell bottled water, snacks, and candy. The Museum Store is located in our lobby. There are picnic benches and tables located outside the Museum in Hancock Park to the east of the Museum entrance.


The District at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum


For food and beverage choices, please visit these local restaurants, cafes, and food trucks:

In addition to these restaurants, there are cafes located in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art [LACMA] and independently operated food trucks on Wilshire Boulevard. The food trucks are usually parked between the hours of 11 am – 2 pm every Monday through Friday.

Other Local Points of Interest

The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is located in the historic Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles on what is referred to as Museum Row. Within a few blocks, there are several important museums and iconic landmarks to explore. We have listed a few of them below:

Places to Stay

Here are a variety of resources to help you find convenient lodging:


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