Oct. 15-18: Fossil Week


Discover why fossils rock during Fossil Week 2014!

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Visit us on National Fossil Day for a free, fossil-themed Insights Lecture featuring Patricia H. Kelley, Paleontological Distinguished Lecturer and professor of Geology at the University of North Carolina. Learn more

Thursday, Oct. 16

Explore our free exhibit Cincinnati Under the Sea in our Ruthven Gallery. Then have a cocktail in the Duke Energy Children's Museum lobby with Brenda Hunda, our curator of invertebrate paleontology, as you discuss how Ordovician fossils contribute to our understanding of Cincinnati's natural history and Earth's evolution. Learn more and buy tickets

Saturday, Oct. 18

Transform into a paleontologist and learn about how fossils are formed, diagram dinosaur family trees and hear extinction theories from dino-experts. Chat with local professionals, explore fossils in the Museum of Natural History & Science and enjoy activities throughout the Rotunda. Check back soon for the complete schedule!