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Florida Museum of Natural History Science Up Close: Fantastic Fossils Opening Day

  • When: Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10:00 am -  4:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $7 adults | $6.50 Fla. residents, seniors & non-UF college students | $4.50 ages 3-17 | Free for children ages 0-2, UF students & Museum members

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can take a unique look behind the scenes, interact with scientists while they work and explore some of the museum’s coolest specimens starting April 2 in the “Science Up Close: Fantastic Fossils” exhibit. Come face-to-face with giant dinosaur skeletons, beautiful botanical fossils and ancient microscopic life. Watch museum curators, volunteers and students work on projects in a live lab like cleaning and rebuilding fossils and creating digital reconstructions. Researchers will join virtually from dig sites and collections to talk with guests, while touchable objects and interactive technology offer an engaging experience for all ages.

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