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Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits:
5801 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Open 9:30 am to 5 pm every day of the year, with four exceptions.
We are closed on:
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
- New Year's Day (January 1)
Members: Free - Join Now!
Children 2 and under, CA EBT cardholders with I.D., CA teachers with I.D., and active or retired military with I.D.: Free
Children 3-12: $5
Youths 13-17, Seniors 62+, and college students with I.D.: $9
Ice Age Package
Children 2 and under: Free
CA EBT cardholders with I.D., CA teachers with I.D., and active or retired military with I.D.: $3
Children 3-12: $8
Youths 13-17, Seniors 62+, and college students with I.D.: $12
Free general admission on the first Tuesday of every month, except July and August.
$10 flat rate
The Museum's parking lot is located at the corner of Curson Ave. and 6th St., directly behind the museum (enter from the western side of Curson Ave).
Important note about parking:
If you choose street parking, please read all parking signs carefully, as restrictions apply. Most importantly, DO NOT PARK ALONG WILSHIRE BOULEVARD between the hours of 7-9 am and 4-7 pm (Monday - Friday), or your car will be ticketed and towed. This applies even if you are parked at a meter.
Wheelchairs are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis and can be checked out at the Main Entrance by depositing a driver's license or other form of valid identification. All exhibits and theaters within the Museum building are accessible for wheelchairs. Wheelchairs may enter through the Main Entrance, located on the South side of the building; follow the suggested route through the pedestrian gate adjacent to the handicapped spaces in the parking lot.
Ice Age Encounters
For a roaring good time check out the Ice Age Encounters show!
Now playing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
$3 per person. FREE for members with timed-tickets.
Skip the lines and buy general admission tickets in advance.
Experience our discoveries in action. Free with Museum admission.
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
Live excavation seven days a week!
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.