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Fossil Frenzy Weekend
October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am
October 12, 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
October 13, 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm
From the Coal Age to the Ice Age, the museum’s collection of fossil specimens brings the past to life! Come join in the festivities and see fossilized plants and animals that once roamed the Earth.
Special Fossil Frenzy Happenings
10am-4pm: Fossil Fun Activities
Cost: Free with museum admission
Displayed fossils from the museum’s vaults, special fossil quest, fossil puzzle, make your own trilobite mask and more.
2pm: Cosmic Collisions Planetarium Show
Cost: $3 per person (includes museum admission). Children must be age 4 and older to enter the planetarium.
Take a thrilling trip through space and time, well beyond the calm face of the night sky, to explore cosmic collisions, hypersonic impacts that drive the dynamic and continuing evolution of the universe. Show produced by the American Museum of Natural History.
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.