Ask your questions, hear stories about field research, and learn what it takes to be a paleontologist.
Examine a variety of prehistoric aquatic specimens from the Museum’s collections.
Experience the size and scale of prehistoric creatures with the Chewonki Foundation, and see how they compare to modern marine animals.
Learn about the process of fossilization, and create your own fossil model of a prehistoric marine animal to take home.
Pick up the tools of a paleontologist, and dig through a model of an ancient seabed.
Get up-close with several ocean species that existed during the time of dinosaurs, and can still be found today. Led by the Maritime Aquarium.
• Meet the Experts: Noon and 2:30 pm
• Live Crocodiles: 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm
• Prehistoric Puppet Performances: 2 pm and 4 pm