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Project 23 RevealedFriday, November 28, 2014

1 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Talk to a real excavator and learn the inside story of Project 23 and the newest discoveries they've uncovered.

Nov
28
Fri

Inside the Fossil LabFriday, November 28, 2014

3:30 pm

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!

Nov
28
Fri

Discoveries from the Tar PitsFriday, November 28, 2014

4 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Explore what Los Angeles was really like during the Ice Age and how we're making new discoveries every day here at the world's most famous fossil excavation site.

Nov
28
Fri

Ice Age EncountersFriday, November 28, 2014

11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm

Where: Ice Age Encounters Theater

Length: 25 minutes

Experience a multimedia performance where we dig into the past to uncover the mysteries of some of the extinct creatures who roamed Ice Age Los Angeles over 10,000 years ago. This dynamic, 15-minute show features a life-size adult Saber-toothed Cat puppet, a live performance and film projections that bring the distant past to life.

$3 per person, FREE for members with timed-tickets.
Buy tickets

Nov
28
Fri

Excavator TourFriday, November 28, 2014

11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 45 minutes

Experience the All-New Excavator Tour
The tour explores the inside and outside of active excavation spots at the La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum. Stops include the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; the newly re-opened Observation Pit; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.

FREE for Members with timed-tickets.
Space is limited – so book early!

Nov
28
Fri

Inside the Fossil LabSaturday, November 29, 2014

3:30 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 15 minutes

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits. 

Nov
29
Sat

Project 23 RevealedSaturday, November 29, 2014

1 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Talk to a real excavator and learn the inside story of Project 23 and the newest discoveries they've uncovered.

Nov
29
Sat

Discoveries from the Tar PitsSaturday, November 29, 2014

4 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Explore what Los Angeles was really like during the Ice Age and how we're making new discoveries every day here at the world's most famous fossil excavation site.

Nov
29
Sat

Ice Age EncountersSaturday, November 29, 2014

11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm

Where: Ice Age Encounters Theater

Length: 25 minutes

Experience a multimedia performance where we dig into the past to uncover the mysteries of some of the extinct creatures who roamed Ice Age Los Angeles over 10,000 years ago. This dynamic, 15-minute show features a life-size adult Saber-toothed Cat puppet, a live performance and film projections that bring the distant past to life.

$3 per person, FREE for members with timed-tickets.
Buy tickets

Nov
29
Sat

Excavator TourSaturday, November 29, 2014

11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 45 minutes

Experience the All-New Excavator Tour

The tour explores the inside and outside of active excavation spots at the La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum. Stops include the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; the newly re-opened Observation Pit; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.


FREE timed-tickets with General Admission
Space is limited – so book early!

Nov
29
Sat

Inside the Fossil LabSunday, November 30, 2014

3:30 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 15 minutes

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!

Nov
30
Sun

Project 23 RevealedSunday, November 30, 2014

1 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Talk to a real excavator and learn the inside story of Project 23 and the newest discoveries they've uncovered.

Nov
30
Sun

Excavator TourSunday, November 30, 2014

11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 45 minutes

Experience the All-New Excavator Tour

The tour explores the inside and outside of active excavation spots at the La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum. Stops include the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; the newly re-opened Observation Pit; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.

FREE timed tickets with General Admission.
Space is limited – so book early!

 

Nov
30
Sun

Discoveries from the Tar PitsSunday, November 30, 2014

4 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Explore what Los Angeles was really like during the Ice Age and how we’re making new discoveries every day here at the world’s most famous fossil excavation site.

Nov
30
Sun

Ice Age Encounters Sunday, November 30, 2014

11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm

Where: Ice Age Encounters Theater

Length: 25 minutes

Experience a multimedia performance where we dig into the past to uncover the mysteries of some of the extinct creatures who roamed Ice Age Los Angeles over 10,000 years ago. This dynamic, 15-minute show features a life-size adult Saber-toothed Cat puppet, a live performance and film projections that bring the distant past to life.

$3 per person, FREE for members with timed-tickets.
Buy tickets

Nov
30
Sun

Project 23 RevealedMonday, December 1, 2014

2:30 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Talk to a real excavator and learn the inside story of Project 23 and the newest discoveries they've uncovered.

Dec
01
Mon

Discoveries from the Tar PitsMonday, December 1, 2014

1:30 pm

Where: Museum Entrance

Length: 15 minutes

Explore what Los Angeles was really like during the Ice Age and how we're making new discoveries every day here at the world's most famous fossil excavation site.

Dec
01
Mon

Excavator TourMonday, December 1, 2014

12:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 45 minutes

Experience the All-New Excavator Tour

The tour explores the inside and outside of active excavation spots at the La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum. Stops include the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work; the newly re-opened Observation Pit; and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen.

FREE timed tickets with General Admission.
Space is limited – so book early!

Dec
01
Mon

Evening Lecture with Doug SuismanThursday, January 15, 2015

Join us for an evening lecture with Doug Suisman, author of Los Angeles Boulevard: Eight X-Rays of the Body Public, as he looks at the La Brea Tar Pits in the context of Los Angeles's urban history and the development of its boulevards, especially Wilshire.

This program is FREE to the public.
More details available HERE.

Jan
15
Thu

Daily Activities

Excavator Tour 

Weekdays: 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm

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Observation Pit (outside)

Exclusively open for Excavator Tours!
Get a birds-eye-view of how fossils were buried.

Pit 91 Viewing Station (outside)

Open 9:30 am - 5 pm
An excavation site with undisturbed fossils still in the ground.

Project 23 (outside)

Live excavation seven days a week!

Pleistocene Garden (outside)

See what L.A. looked like in the Ice Age! This was planted according to fossil seeds excavated from Pit 91.

Fossil Lab (inside)

Open 9:30 am - 5 pm
Watch our paleontologists work!

Self-Guided Scavenger Hunts
Download PDF here!

Tickets

Skip the lines and buy general admission tickets in advance.
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