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“A gateway back to the Ice Age, right in the heart of L.A.”
Visitors can learn about Los Angeles as it was between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the last Ice Age, when animals such as saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed the Los Angeles Basin. Through windows at the Page Museum Laboratory, visitors can watch bones being cleaned and repaired. Outside the Museum, in Hancock Park, life-size replicas of several extinct mammals are featured. The Page Museum is part of a Family of Museums that includes the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County downtown in Exposition Park and the William S. Hart Museum in Newhall, CA.
I actually liked this place. I heard about this place since I was a kid. Never made it while in LA, so during a long layover at LAX, we hit the road to explore. The content is very interesting.... Read more
This place has always been super cool for me. I remember as a little girl coming here during school field trips and just coming because I wanted to. It was nice to walk around, not so busy areas.... Read more
There's a museum associated with the tar pits that you can pay to enter, but, by definition, the pits are large excavation sites that are so expansive that you can roam around many of them for... Read more
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
- Sun - Sat: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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