Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

Museum, Park, Other Outdoors
5801 Wilshire Blvd (at Curson Ave)
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 934-7243


  • It's called sulfur. Go ahead and think otherwise. #DontBlowIt
  • Be sure to check out the musician that performs in front of the tar pit museum. He plays guitar, banjo, harmonica and a few other instruments. Nice old guy with great skills.
  • Admission is free on the first Tuesday of the month.Fun fact: The La Brea Tar Pits means the the tar tar pits!Powered by
  • A group of Spanish explorers made the first written record of the tar pits in 1769. The oldest known material from the tar pit dates back over 38,000 years.
  • free and odd
  • Get in for FREE on the 1st Tuesday of every month! This was Cheap Date Idea #89 on my blog.
  • CA (See) - Classic LA museum complete with an animatronic wooly mammoth! Definitely check out the current excavations going on in Pit 91!
  • Good place to go hang out.
  • Visited the Tar Pits and LACMA many times! For about a year the mooring for the Mastadon sculpture was broken so the elephant statue would drift in the tar tip pool outside the museum.
  • Skip the movies they cover the same material written on the back of the map.
  • Where dinosaurs go to accidentally die...
  • Hug the sloth statue outside.
  • Informative and worth a visit is better to get to early and avoid crowds because it is fairly small.
  • First Tuesday of every month, free admission- that's it, no more excuses!
  • Yes, your kids will find the few random patches of fresh tar and try to eat them. Wash quickly before they get it in their hair.
  • The family move: Get here before LACMA opens (plenty of street parking), run around the grounds, tumble down the hill, bring bikes + a picnic, then hit the museum before naptime. Solid LA day.
  • Spend time at the park. The kids love to roll down the hill.
  • there are tons of street parking on 6th street
  • Tap on the Fishbowl glass; the paleo crew loves the company!
  • There is a lot of tar.

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