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Los Angeles: La Brea Tar Pits Museum Ticket

Product ID: 52751
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Discover a gateway back to the Ice Age, right in the heart of Los Angeles. Watch as scientists excavate and work on fossils of mammoths, saber-toothed cats and more. See 'tar' bubbling through the surface throughout the park.
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  • Discover over a million Ice Age fossils at the museum at La Brea Tar Pits
  • Learn what the archaeologists have excavated today at the active dig site
  • See tar bubbling from the ground
  • Take a walk through the Pleistocene Garden
  • Admire the fossils and skeletons of saber-toothed cats and dire wolves
  • Watch scientists at work in the Fossil Lab
Full description
Explore an active Ice Age dig site, and see fossils that date back to pre-history. Discover landscapes that include the iconic Lake Pit and La Brea tar pits, where Ice Age fossils were discovered dating from 10,000-40,000 years ago.

See tar bubbling and seeping through the surface of the ground. Walk through the Pleistocene Garden and visit fossil excavation sites, such as Pit 91, Project 23, and Observation Pit. Discover what the tar pit excavators have uncovered today!

Everything on display at the museum was found in La Brea Tar Pits. This is where the best fossils are put on display. Marvel at the fossils of animals and plants, including mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and dire wolves. Watch paleontologists at work in the Fossil Lab, and see what it’s like to get stuck in the tar with the tar pull.
  • General admission to the museum at La Brea Tar Pits
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
  • Parking fees
  • Ice Age Encounters show and 3D Film

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Meeting point

Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits, 5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note the opening times as follows: daily from 09:30 to 17:00 (check website for closed holidays)
• There is no set time for this ticket. You may arrive at any time during the open hours. Last entry is at 16:00
• Tickets are valid for 90 days from the date on your voucher
• There is a parking lot onsite for an additional fee
• The Excavator Tour is free with General Admission. Make your timed reservation when you arrive. Space is limited and not guaranteed
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