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Explore the world's only active, urban Ice Age excavation site. Inside the Page Museum is where we showcase the best fossils, animals, and plants that have been discovered here - mammoths, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, and more. Experience the...more
All reviews ice age dire wolves sabre tooth prehistoric animals excavation site natural history fascinating place wilshire blvd all ages on display great for kids couple of hours walk around mammoth skeleton bubbling asphalt
Didn't know what to expect in the middle of the city, but the tar pits are amazing part of Los Angeles history. Some of the pit's are large, some are small. The museum is amazing and clean, as was the entire grounds.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum was worth a visit if your interested in archaeology and history. Very well set up and interesting.
This site is next to the Los Angeles County Art Museum. And walking distance to the Original Farmers market where you can...More
I am glad we made time for this museum. It is pricey to park ($15), but we lucked out and were there on a Tuesday, which has free admission. I had heard of this place before we visited, but had no idea it was in...More
I had no idea that tar was a naturally occurring substance that was mined. There were interesting facts like this and, of course, the animals who got stuck through the years. The exhibit building had an area where I could watch people clean the animal...More
We had heard of the tar pits,I think it was on the Simpsons. We did not realise it was in the middle of the city. We were on a hop hop off bus when we spotted it on the tour map.
An excellent exhibition and...More
So I didn't actually pay for admission, on account of not having enough time to explore the whole area. But just from walking around the building's perimeter, you can still experience the majesty of the smelly asphalt death traps, and for only 0/15ths of the...More
I actually visited in June 2018, however due to travelling all over the world for the last 18 months, I am just in the process of writing all the reviews. What’s really interesting about this place is that there’s a park which is completely free...More
Depending on the age of the group I suggest 2 hours plus. If you take part in any of the guided activities or watch the movie then allow more. For food we recommend going up Fairfax Ave for a few blocks to the LA Farmers... More
Depending on the age of the group I suggest 2 hours plus. If you take part in any of the guided activities or watch the movie then allow more. For food we recommend going up Fairfax Ave for a few blocks to the LA Farmers Market. This is a real gem, has plenty of fantastic food, handmade ice cream and lots and lots of shade.