Fossil Fair

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Event Date:
Saturday, February 23, 2019
The Schiele Museum of Natural History

Saturday, February 23, 10 AM - 4 PM

Travel back through time by exploring fossils, rocks, minerals, and the ancient stories they tell. Explore museum and fossil club displays, purchase interesting specimens from vendors, and more! Plus, join us for a special presentation from Matt Borths, Curator of the Division of Fossil Primates at the Duke Lemur Center.


Schiele Members: $3
The Member Express Lane will be open from 10 AM - 2 PM for your convenience. Members are welcome to purchase tickets in advance and pick them up at the Member Express Lane.

Non-Members: $3 in addition to museum admission
Please note: ASTC Passport Program reciprocals will not be accepted for this event. General admission plus the event up-charge will apply.

Fossil Fair Activities:

- Living Fossil presentations at 11 AM, 1 PM, & 3 PM

- Primitive Primate presentations by Matt Borths at 12 PM & 2 PM

- Gemstone Mining (weather permitting)

- Search for tiny fossils from the Carolina Coast

- Planetarium programs (&5 per person) at 11 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, & 3:30 PM

- Explore fossil club displays and more!


Thank you to our sponsor, Carolina Orthopaedic.


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