Family Archaeology/Fossil Day October 10, 2020

On October 10, 2020, Arrowhead Fred Bollinger will present a program on flint knapping at 1:00 pm. There will be limited seating at this program. Registration for the flint knapping demonstrations is required. You may call the museum at 573-238-1174, email  bcmnh@sbcglobal.net, or visit our website https://www.bcmnh.org/support-us/  to register. Face coverings will be required and physical distance seating arrangements will apply to this event. If the 1:00 pm demonstration fills up we will offer a second demonstration at 2:30 pm. You will be notified if you would need to plan on the 2:30 pm demonstration. Tickets can be emailed to you or you may print your square receipt to serve as proof of payment at museum check in on October 10. Face coverings will be required and physical distance seating arrangements will apply at this event.

 

Bring your Native American relics or finds with you to the museum for Arrowhead Fred to identify

 

Learn about the Missouri dinosaur discovery, see a small replica of the Missouri dinosaur, Hypsibema missouriense, and fossils similar to those found at the dinosaur dig site.

 

Children’s activities include a children’s fossil dig, children’s dinosaur dig,  and fossil scavenger hunt. Pick one of the fossils you dig up to take home with you.

 

Children may pick up a free archaeology/fossil activity kit containing archaeology and fossil games and puzzles to take home as they leave the museum.

 

Museum admission: Adults $5 each and 17 years and under $2 each

Museum hours: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm