Looking for a Museum map, park guide, or tips for your visit? Our Chaperone Guide has everything you need to stay organized. Click here for a printable PDF.
Excavation 101 Video
This short video will walk you and your students through the basics of excavating fossils from the tar pits. Then you can see excavations happening in person in Hancock Park on your field trip!
Click here to start the video
Return to the Ice Age: The La Brea Tar Pits Exploration Guide
This downloadable .pdf covers all of the interdisciplinary content areas of our Museum, including tar pit formation, entrapment, excavations, a guide to our animals and plants, as well as our local Native American history.
Find Zed! Scavenger Hunt
Great for Pre-K though Grade 1. Reconstruct Zed, our recently discovered Columbian mammoth. How many parts of Zed can you find around the Museum? Color them in!
Suggested Reading Resources
Click here for a list of books for all ages, which are also available in our Museum Store.
For Teachers By Teachers
Get paid for your creativity!
Collaborate with Museum educators to create Museum activities and lesson plans that work for your classroom. When you're done, we'll post the curriculum on our website to share with the thousands of teachers who visit the Museum each year. Interested? Print, fill out, and submit the application below; we'll get in touch the next time we need someone to join the team!
For Teachers, By Teachers application, click here.
Click on a link below to download and read For Teachers--the Page Museum School Programs Newsletter. In it, learn about changes to booking, upcoming professional development opportunites, and other cool resources available to you and your students! Newsletters are published quarterly.