The La Brea Tar Pits, featured prominently in the movie "Volcano" as the site of "Mt. Wilshire," are located along the Miracle Mile section of Wilshire Boulevard. Also located on the same site are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the George C. Page Museum, a branch of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County that deals specifically with the La Brea Tar Pits excavations.

The address of LACMA is 5905 WIlshire Blvd; The Page Museum is as 5801 Wilshire, with the Tar Pits scattered through the park on the block.