The Big Dig is a one-of-a-kind, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty, paleontology experience offered by Hands On! Discovery Center and the Gray Fossil Site & Museum!
Participants will have the opportunity to work alongside paleontologists and follow the process from beginning to end, from searching for fossils in the field to curating them in the museum collection.
For ages 16 to adult. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Each participant will receive:
Participants will get to:
Previous specimens found in the Rhino Pit include: two complete rhino skeletons and fragments from two others, tapir, slider turtle, frog, snake, alligator, rodents, as well as insects and plant seeds.
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to allow time for check-in at the front desk.
$125, per person
Space is very limited. Reservations are required two weeks in advance.
For more information or help with registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.