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National Fossil Day

October 11, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

National Fossil Day October 11, 2017

Join us in celebrating National Fossil Day on Wednesday, October 11 in the Paleontology Gallery. This year’s theme is “Who’s that Lurking in the Paleozoic?”

11:30 AM – 12:00 Noon –  Nature Lab: Fossil Making for ages 3 to 5
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Join State Museum Paleontologist Steve Jasinski to discuss the Paleozoic Era

This event is included with General Admission to the Museum.

National Fossil Day is hosted by the National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute during Earth Science Week in October. National Fossil Day is a celebration organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value.


October 11, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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