Museum AlertFriday - Saturday, June 26 - 4, 2015

The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will be CLOSED on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in honor of Independence Day. The Museum will reopen on Sunday, July5, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.


Daily Activities

Excavator Tour 

Experience our discoveries in action. Free with Museum admission.

Observation Pit

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

Pit 91 Viewing Station

Take a look inside an actual excavation pit. Watch live excavations happening throughout the summer. 
Open 9:30 am - 5 pm

Project 23

Live excavation seven days a week!

Fossil Lab

This is the real thing, paleontological lab work – up close and personal!
Open 9:30 am - 5 pm


Visit our Calendar  for more daily events.


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