Fossil Wash Day
Saturday Sept 20
9:00 a.m. - Noon
Included with regular admission
You have a role to play in the scientific process, searching for bone fragments and objects of interest in dirt excavated from the HMNS dig site near Seymour, Texas. Join us for a morning of fun as we get messy, washing and sorting approximately 1,000 pounds of red Permian dirt. You’ll have a great time expanding your knowledge at this behind the scenes event!
Learn what a fossil is and all the things that can become fossilized
Wash and screen sediments, hunting for fossils
Bring fossils from your own collection for identification by scientists
See how paleontologists clean and prepare fossils
Discover creatures that roamed Texas even before your parents!