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Fossil Road Show


Saturday, March 09, 2019

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 or by email at nicole@mmns.ms.gov .

Pack up your fossils and hit the road!

  • Bring your fossil discoveries to get expert opinions about their ages and identities from our team of scientists!
  • See the museum’s fossil collection and collector displays
  • Visit with institutional exhibitors and our new paleontology research associate
  • Participate in hands-on activities, “fossil digs”, and a scavenger hunt 
  • Get updates on current paleontological research & news from the Mississippi Office of Geology and MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

So, go through your “rock boxes” and challenge our staff with your prehistoric oddities.

The event is included in the regular museum admission fee of $6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3-18, and $5 for senior citizens. Ages under 3 are free. Museum Members are free.

For more information call 601-576-6000.

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