Our Story | La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

Our Story

Paleontologist Chester Stock and businessman George C. Page never met, but they had the same vision: a museum that could display ancient treasures at the very site they were discovered.


About the Museum at La Brea Tar Pits

Our best fossils and paleontology in action are inside!

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Our Museums

Our three sites include La Brea Tar Pits, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) in Exposition Park, and the William S. Hart Museum.

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In the News

Our discoveries and our research in the spotlight!  

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Your co-workers can be paleontologists, museum staffers, and saber-toothed cats! 

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