The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
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5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Tar pits!! So cool and definitely something to see. West of downtown Los Angeles.
You can't come to L.A. without visiting the historic tar pits and their ongoing excavations. Fossils of giant sloths, sabertooth lions and wooly mammoths are found in the bubbling tar that still lies beneath Los Angeles. The museum and excavation pits are open to the public and next door to the LA…
World’s most active fossil recovery site! The world’s only urban ice age fossil recovery site! The first museum to ever include a viewing window into their lab! Millions of fossils recovered, discoveries made daily. Great if you want to see bubbling tar, dire wolf skulls (yes, they’re real), and…
La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles. Natural asphalt has seeped up from the ground in this area for tens of thousands of years. The tar is often covered with dust, leaves, or water. Over many centuries, the tar preserved the bones of…
Explore the grounds for free or check out the La Brea Tar Pits Museum. From June 28 to November 24, Serpentine Gallery is presenting an outdoor installation from Spanish architects SelgasCano featuring a criss-cross of airy rainbow tunnels.