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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 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 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.
$9 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.
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.
Weekdays: 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
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!