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School's Out for Summer!

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Admission: FREE (donations welcome)

We are celebrating the end of a successful school year with FREE admission to the museum!  Museum exhibits open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the activities run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

Scheduled activities:

The dig pit will be open to young paleontologists from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fossil identifications will be available from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

If there is a scout in your family working on a badge that includes a requirement to speak with a scientist, drop in at the Paleo Lab to chat with a paleontologist.

If you need any accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Pamela Owen ( at least five days before the event.