National Fossil Day

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
10 AM – 5 PM

INCLUDED WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION; FREE FOR BURKE MEMBERS, W/UW ID, AND CHILDREN 4 & UNDER

 

Testing, Testing 1-2-3 Exhibit Gallery

Fossil preparator Bruce Crowley works on the T. rex skull

Fossil preparator Bruce Crowley works on the T. rex skull in the Testing, Testing 1-2-3 lab.
Photo: Burke Museum

A model of a T. rex skull and tools used for fossil prep

A model of a T. rex skull and tools used for fossil prep.
Photo: Burke Museum

Celebrate National Fossil Day™ and see live fossil preparation at the Burke! The doors will be open to our Testing, Testing 1-2-3 fossil prep lab so you can get up close to examine the incredible progress our paleontologists are making on the “Tufts-Love” T. rex skull and other fossils.

About National Fossil Day:
Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across the country in parks, classrooms, and online during National Fossil Day.  National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations.

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