MMNS Events

Fun Friday: Trailblazing Trilobites

Friday, June 9, 2023

Time: 10 am. - Noon

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact Dalton Knight at 601-576-6000 or by email at

Images by Julius Csotonyi

Come and learn about ancient arthropods that lived for almost 300 million years - Trilobites - with Conservation Educator Dalton Knight!

We will explore everything about these ancient animals and how they lived with lots of fun activities.

We will also explore The Great Dying, the biggest extinction event ever!

This mini-event has hands-on experiences and demonstrations suitable for families or groups with children ages 4 and up, and is included with museum admission or MS Museum of Natural Science Foundation Membership.

Fun Fridays are from 10 a.m. - Noon in June and July.

Explore the "Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs" exhibit, too!

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