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NHM has amassed one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history - more than 35 million objects, some as old as 4.5 billion years.
Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles, the world famous Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits represents the only active urban paleontological excavation site in the world.
Silent film star William S. Hart purchased ranch property in Newhall, north of Los Angeles, in 1921. He built a 22-room mansion and filled it with Western art, Native American artifacts, and early Hollywood memorabilia.
Did you know that woodpeckers (Family Picidae) have been recovered from La Brea Tar Pits?!
Open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Daily
except for: New Year's Day (Jan 1), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving (fourth Thurs. of Nov), and Christmas (Dec 25)
5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Want to see what was happening in this area before Wilshire Boulevard existed?
We are grateful to our Institutional Partners