La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles. The George C. Page Museum is dedicated to researching the tar pits and displaying specimens from the animals that died there.


Highlights

The Museum tells the story of the tar pits and presents specimens excavated from them. Visitors can walk around the park and see the tar pits. On the grounds of the park are life-size models of prehistoric animals in or near the tar pits.


Details

Country United States
State California
City Los Angeles

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