La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

La Brea Tar Pits

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

  • protects over 35 million specimens, dating back 4.5 billion years.
  • is a resource for Southern California teachers.
  • is an authority on the "big picture" of the planet, the natural and the cultural world.
  • tracks the Earth's biodiversity, because knowing what is out there is the first step to conservation.