Experience the La Brea Tar Pits, where plants and animals from the last 50,000 years are discovered every day.
Discover science in action and make discoveries right alongside the scientists. Step into the past and experience the Ice Age come to life as you explore the world's only active, urban Ice Age excavation site. In the park, check out the Tar Pits where the tar is still bubbling, along with active fossil excavation sites to see what excavators have uncovered that very day. Then, enter the museum and watch as scientists clean and study the unearthed fossils right before your eyes in the Fossil Lab. Inside the Museum is where the best fossils, animals, and plants that have been discovered are showcased - mammoths, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, and more! It’s a gateway back to the Ice Age, right in the heart of L.A.