Visit Our Museums

The Natural History Museum and the museum at La Brea Tar Pits are open. Advance tickets are recommended. The William S. Hart museum will remain closed until further notice. 

Upcoming Events at the Tar Pits

Wed

12

Jun

Tar Pits

Excavator Tour

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 10:30 am
  • 1 pm

The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work, our historic excavation sites, and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen. Monday through Friday at 1 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am and 1 pm, and an additional holiday tour March 25–29 at 10:30 am. Schedule subject to change.

Wed

12

Jun

Tar Pits

Discoveries From the Tar Pits

Talks All Ages
  • 3:30 pm

Drop by to learn some of the lesser known stories of the Tar Pits, including active research and recent discoveries. Topics change daily.

Thu

13

Jun

Tar Pits

Excavator Tour

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 10:30 am
  • 1 pm

The Excavator Tour explores the Fossil Lab where real paleontologists work, our historic excavation sites, and Project 23, where live excavations can be seen. Monday through Friday at 1 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am and 1 pm, and an additional holiday tour March 25–29 at 10:30 am. Schedule subject to change.

William S. Hart Museum

The Hart museum will remain closed until further notice. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19)