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Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet! Enjoy hands-on activities, both inside and outside the Museum, and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions. Explore the Museum and check out displays and activities on geology, fossils, gems, minerals and much more from Florida and around the world!

A family-friendly, fun event for all ages! Please note that while the Can You Dig It? event activities are FREE, there is an admission charge for the Butterfly Rainforest and Antarctic Dinosaurs exhibits.

Food Trucks: B’z Gelati, 1-3 p.m., Fat G’s BBQ and Catering, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Most demonstrations and activities will be between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. unless noted as scheduled.

Photos from previous years

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Can You Dig It? is presented by the University of Florida Department of Geological Sciences and the Florida Museum. In addition, a special thanks goes to The Chemours Company and Marvin and Cynthia Ivey for their financial support.
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Name: Catherine Carey, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2064

Email: ccarey@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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