National Fossil Day at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural HistoryKids & Families
Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 10:30am – 1pm EDT
Join us for some fossil fun on Wednesday, October 11!
Celebrate National Fossil Day with real fossils and free, family-friendly activities in the museum’s Hall of Fossils – Deep Time. Scientists and educators from the Smithsonian will be on hand to welcome families and anyone interested in exploring Earth’s deep past. No registration required. Visitors can:
- Touch and hold real fossils
- Observe experts at work in the FossiLab
- Get up-close to the Nation’s T. rex and discover new paleo icons
- And more!
Image Information (credit): Tylosaurus proriger, a Late Cretaceous marine reptile (Smithsonian)
1st Floor, David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time
Natural History Museum