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!
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Educator Open House
Saturday, September 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kick off your school year at the Tar Pits! Enjoy a light breakfast, enter to win some Ice Age resources for your classroom, then explore the Museum on your own or join us for tours of the La Brea Tar Pits. End your morning with a preview of our guided school programs and see what the Tar Pits can offer your students!
Breakfast and Raffle; 9:00 am – 9:30 am
La Brea Tar Pits Tours; 9:30am, 10:15am
Guided School Programs Previews; 11:00am
Click here to RSVP!
School Program FAQs
Click here for more information on lunches, planning your trip, chaperones, and rescheduling.
Download Ice Age lesson plans, activities, and materials that will help your students explore our Museum, the Tar Pits, and our excavation sites. Our "Teacher Resources" page will also keep you up to date on professional development workshops and other educator opportunities.
We offer four Homeschool Days a year, so you can enjoy all the great things the Tar Pits have to offer without sharing the Museum with traditional school groups.
2014 - 2015 Homeschool Days:
L.A. Underground - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Bugs and Botany - Thursday January 15, 2015
L.A.'s Carnivores - Friday, March 20, 2015
Astounding Adaptations - Friday, June 5, 2015
Ready to visit? Click here for parking, directions and more.
We also offer Homeschool Day at our sister institution the Natural History Museum.
Field Trips on the Metro!
Want to book a school visit to the Page, but don't have a bus? Metro's Transit Education Team is excited to offer the Student Field Trip Program, which provides access to 20 approved destinations - including the Page Museum and the La Brea Tar Pits!
Interested? Click here to learn more!
*Qualifying school groups are: Pre K-12th grade groups from California accredited public schools, private schools, head start programs, and child development centers.