School Groups* are free!
Visit the La Brea Tar Pits with your class this year! Explore active excavation sites, see real fossils up close, and watch paleontologists in action — all in the heart of Los Angeles!
FIELD TRIPS ON THE METRO
Want to book a field trip to the Tar Pits, but don't have a bus? Metro's Student Field Trip Program provides access to 20 approved destinations -- including the La Brea Tar Pits!
Come visit us on a day just for you! We offer four Homeschool Days per school year so you can enjoy everything the Tar Pits have to offer without sharing the Museum with traditional school groups.
2016 - 2017 Homeschool Days
Meet the Mammoths - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
L.A.'s Carnivores - Friday, January 13, 2017
Bugs and Botany - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Dig It! - Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Ready to visit us on Homeschool Day? Click here to download tips on parking, registration, resources, and more.
We collaborate with our sister museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, for a total of eight Homeschool Days each year. Check out their website for more information. We hope to see you at all eight!
*Qualifying School Groups are: Pre K-12th grade groups from California accredited public schools, private schools, head start programs, and child development centers.
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Contact the School Programs Team
323.857.6300 x 111