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Come face-to-face with giant dinosaur skeletons, beautiful botanical fossils and ancient microscopic life in the Fantastic Fossils exhibit. Engage one-on-one with researchers and watch them prepare real specimens from the field. See hundreds of unusual fossils from Florida and around the world.

science up close: fantastic fossils logoScience Up Close: Fantastic Fossils

Exhibit Opens April 2

This dynamic exhibition series, Science Up Close, showcases the Florida Museum of Natural History’s research and collections in a whole new way. Take a unique look behind the scenes, interact with scientists while they work and explore some of the Museum’s coolest specimens and objects to discover why they are relevant for people today.

The first installment in this series is Fantastic Fossils. Live programming, touchable objects and interactive technology offer engaging experiences for all ages and reveal more about the process of paleontology and the secrets of past life on Earth! Reception attendees will meet scientists and researchers while learning more about their work at the Museum.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

This event is for Museum members only!

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RSVP is required! Email RSVP@flmnh.ufl.edu by Thursday, March 24!

Due to the exceptional popularity of member receptions, we are not able to accommodate any guests who are not members of the Florida Museum.

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Name: Kara Schwartz, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2047

Email: rsvp@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

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