LOS ANGLES (TBEN) – The famous La Brea tar pits in Hancock Park will reopen to the public on Thursday for the first time in over a year.
The Brea Tar Pits, part of the Los Angeles County Natural History Museums, reopens for the first time since it closed in March 2020 at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
The natural history museum at the exhibition center reopened on April 1.
LA County is in the Orange level for state reopening guidelines, limiting capacity to 50%. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets cost $ 15 and can be purchased here.
“La Brea’s Natural History Museum and Tar Pits have been the delight of generations of Angelenos for over a century,” said Dr Lori Bettison-Varga, President and Director of Museums at La Brea last month. natural history of Los Angeles County. . “We are delighted to welcome the community back to them after a full year of closure and to make them more accessible to all Angelenos. As museums of, for and with LA, we have witnessed the impact our outdoor spaces have on visitors, as they return to our butterfly and spider lodge and connect with nature. With this in mind, as the world strives to heal from the pandemic, we are more committed than ever to providing opportunities that inspire curiosity, relaxation and wonder. “