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Family Fossil Fun Day

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 1-4:45 p.m.

Come celebrate everything prehistoric at Texas Memorial Museum! Make discoveries in our fossil dig pit, talk with a paleontologist and do a little time-traveling.

Event Schedule:
1:30-2 p.m. Ice Age Austin - Come for a hands-on exploration of fossil mammals including saber-toothed cats, mammoths and giant armadillos. (4th floor, theatre)

3-3:30 p.m. Dinosaur Hunt - "dino-mite" storytelling for the whole family! (4th floor, theatre)

Ongoing 1-4:30 p.m.
Fossil Identifications (1st floor, Paleo Lab) Crafts and games (1st and 2nd floors) Mesozoic Time Travel (2nd floor) Fossil Dig Pit (Outdoor classroom)

Family Fossil Fun Day is part of Austin Museum Partnership's annual Austin Museum Day, a FREE community-wide re-discovery of Austin museums.

For more information send an email to Pamela R. Owen or call her at 512-232-5511.

If you need any accommodation to participate in the event, please contact Pamela R. Owen at least five days before the event.

Texas Memorial Museum is the exhibit hall and education/outreach unit of the Texas Natural Science Center at UT-Austin.
Regular museum hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The Museum is located at 2400 Trinity Street (2 blocks north of the UT stadium).

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