Learn more about vertebrate paleontology (fossil bones), invertebrate paleontology (fossil animals lacking bones) and paleobotany (fossil plants) with our Florida Museum scientists.

Our extensive collections focus on the Cenozoic Era (last 65 million years) in Florida, the Southeast US, and some Caribbean region.

Latest Paleontology News at the Florida Museum

Online Exhibits & Galleries

Fossil Collecting

Museum Collections

Museum Exhibits

Visiting the Florida Museum? You can learn more about fossils and paleontology in these permanent exhibits:

Learning Resources

Educators! Use our Learning Resources search tool to discover educational resources available from the Florida Museum, including learning guides, hands-on activities, videos and more.