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As of September 1, 2014 additional adults beyond a 1:5 adult-to-student ratio must purchase a discounted $10.00 chaperone ticket. Tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the visit. Additional adults may also be charged for Ice Age Encounters.
With the implementation of this new policy, we will be able to serve more students per year for free at the Tar Pits!
Exemptions apply, please call 323.857.6300 ext. 111 for more information.
TITANS OF THE ICE AGE : A NEW FILM EXPERIENCE
Journey to a world lost in time and ruled by giants. Encounter some of the Earth's most awe-inspiring mammals, from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and iconic mammoths that lived 5,000 years before modern civilization. See how these magnificent creatures became trapped in tar, preserved in time, and are being unearthed today.
Titans of the Ice Age is available for schools starting September 2015.
Guided Programs are here! These free, add-on reservations will turn your field trip into an unforgettable adventure. Your students will team up with our Museum educators to become Fossil Detectives, hunt for Ice Age insects, explore excavation sites, and learn the inside story of the Tar Pits. Learn more about these experiences here and request your visit soon; guided programs are extremely popular and fill up quickly!
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Contact the School Programs Team
323.857.6300 x 111