Fossil Dig Expedition

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Join HMNS paleontologists and geologists on a fossil dig on the banks of the Brazos River. Hunt for ancient marine creatures that lived 56 million years ago—when Texas was underwater. Fossils at the site include numerous types of mollusks as well as shark teeth and fish bones. Everyone is guaranteed to find fossils!

Group size: up to 30

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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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