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This event is free with museum general admission or membership.

Adult (13-61): $8.95

Seniors (62 +): $7.95

Children (3-12): $6.95

Infants 2 and under: FREE

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Sat., June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join the State Museum for a very special day full of fossils, dinosaurs, natural history and more at Paleopalooza!


  • Meet a paleontologist and learn about a brand new dinosaur species.

  • Birds of prey (hawks, owls) and flight demonstrations by Winged Ambassadors.

  • Skype with scientists in the jungles of Panama who are studying snakes.

  • Make a “fossil” to take home with you.

  • Excavate and reconstruct a “fossil” – just like a paleontologist!

  • Draw your favorite extinct animal for your chance to win a cool prize.

Free with museum general admission or membership!

Special Offer

Savage Ancient Seas, fossils, Columbia Things to do

KIDS! Get a ticket to explore the blockbuster exhibit, Savage Ancient Seas, and experience the Sea Monsters planetarium show for FREE!*

*Offer valid for children 12 and under on June 17, 2017. Does not include museum general admsission