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Project 23 RevealedThursday, December 18, 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
18
Thu

Discoveries from the Tar PitsThursday, December 18, 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
18
Thu

Excavator TourThursday, December 18, 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 ticket with General Admission
Space is limited, so book early!

Dec
18
Thu

Project 23 RevealedFriday, December 19, 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
19
Fri

Discoveries from the Tar PitsFriday, December 19, 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
19
Fri

Ice Age EncountersFriday, December 19, 2014

10:30 am, 11:15 am, and 12 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

Dec
19
Fri

Excavator TourFriday, December 19, 2014

Please note schedule change for today's Excavator Tours.

12:30 pm and 2:30 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 for Members with timed-tickets.
Space is limited – so book early!

Dec
19
Fri

Inside the Fossil LabSaturday, December 20, 2014

3:30 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 15 minutes

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

Dec
20
Sat

Project 23 RevealedSaturday, December 20, 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.

Dec
20
Sat

Discoveries from the Tar PitsSaturday, December 20, 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.

Dec
20
Sat

Ice Age EncountersSaturday, December 20, 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

Dec
20
Sat

Excavator TourSaturday, December 20, 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!

Dec
20
Sat

Inside the Fossil LabSunday, December 21, 2014

3:30 pm

Where: Fossil Lab

Length: 15 minutes

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

Dec
21
Sun

Project 23 RevealedSunday, December 21, 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.

Dec
21
Sun

Excavator TourSunday, December 21, 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!

 

Dec
21
Sun

Discoveries from the Tar PitsSunday, December 21, 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.

Dec
21
Sun

Ice Age Encounters Sunday, December 21, 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

Dec
21
Sun

Inside the Fossil LabMonday, December 22, 2014

3:30 pm

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

Dec
22
Mon

Project 23 RevealedMonday, December 22, 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.

Dec
22
Mon

Discoveries from the Tar PitsMonday, December 22, 2014

2:30 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
22
Mon

Excavator TourMonday, December 22, 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!

Dec
22
Mon

Project 23 RevealedTuesday, December 23, 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.

Dec
23
Tue

Inside the Fossil LabTuesday, December 23, 2014

3:30 pm 

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

Dec
23
Tue

Discoveries from the Tar PitsTuesday, December 23, 2014

2:30 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
23
Tue

Excavator TourTuesday, December 23, 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 ticket with General Admission
Space is limited – so book early!

Dec
23
Tue

Project 23 RevealedWednesday, December 24, 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.

Dec
24
Wed

Inside the Fossil LabWednesday, December 24, 2014

3:30 pm

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

Dec
24
Wed

Discoveries from the Tar PitsWednesday, December 24, 2014

2:30 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
24
Wed

Excavator TourWednesday, December 24, 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 ticket with General Admission
Space is limited – so book early!

Dec
24
Wed

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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