Paleontology & Geology Open House, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, February 20


Date: February 20, 2014fossil

Time: 5:00pm

Multiple Times: Tours will be offered at either 5pm, 6pm, 7pm or 8pm.

Go behind the scenes in the Paleontology & Geology Research Lab where you can meet the scientists, and learn about their latest expeditions and fossil discoveries. Get up close and personal with the bones of the world’s newest megapredator—Siats meekerorum—on display for a short time.  Visitors can also meet one of the most ancient crocodiles discovered, a bizarre new species from here in North Carolina, touch dinosaur eggshell, and be among the first to see bones from our newly excavated species of feathered, duckbill, and long neck dinosaurs.

Tours will begin at 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm.  All ages are welcome, but space is limited.  Preregistration is required.  For more information and to registrer, please contact Debbie Huston at or 919.707.9840.

Requirements:  All ages welcome. Preregistration required.

Location: Nature Research Center – The Paleontology and Geology Research Laboratory – 3rd floor

Fee: Free

Please note the 6:00 pm and 8 pm tours are now full!

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: 919-707-9800


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