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California Frugal Travel Guide

On a recent trip to California, my mom and I decided to visit the La Brea Tar Pits, in Los Angeles. I had been to it a few times as a kid, so I thought it would be fun to go back. It's a fun yet educational place to take the whole family.

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Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits is the only consistently-active and urban Ice Age excavation site in the world! Visitors can watch paleontological excavators carefully extract fossils of animals trapped in the seeps 10,000 to 40,000 years ago. This is a fascinating museum for adults and children alike to visit. I came here often as a child, and have since taken many students here for field trips. Afterwards, it is always fun to sit on the park lawn and roll down the grassy green…

from BuzzFeed

35 Signs You Grew Up In Los Angeles In The '90s

You went on a school field trip to the La Brea Tar Pits. | 35 Signs You Grew Up In Los Angeles In The '90s

from California Through My Lens

La Brea Tar Pits: Exploring the Unqiue History of Los Angeles

I often forget about LA’s unique history when I drive through the massive skyscrapers that make up this concrete jungle, but at one point in time massive creatures walked this land and even managed to get caught and preserved in the La Brea Tar Pits. This spot has a lot of cool things to see, most …

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10 Things to Do in Los Angeles with Kids

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20 places every California kid should see

La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum, Los Angeles: Get eye-to-eye with Ice Age fossils including saber-toothed cats, dire wolves and mammoths.

from Red Tricycle

Top Ten Free Days at Museums

Here are our top ten top spots to test the waters (and mind the wallets) by trying out a kid-tastic museum for the first time on a day when it is totally free.

Los Angeles- Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits. 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.