Fossil Fest

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13, 14 and 15 April
Activities between 10:00 and 16:00 daily
South Australian Museum front lawn and throughout the Museum

Journey back in time at Fossil Fest 2019!

Join us at the South Australian Museum as we explore South Australia’s incredible prehistoric past, with a long weekend of FREE hands-on activities, talks, performances and trails for children and families.

Discover how ancient fossils can shape our understanding of the world we live in and how cutting edge science is unlocking the story of life on earth.

All Fossil Fest activities are free and bookings are not required, unless otherwise stated.

Program highlights:

  • Meet South Australian Museum palaeontologists in the Explorers’ Tent
  • Professor Flint live on stage
  • Dig pits
  • Make your own state fossil to take home
  • Early years area featuring Dig-a-Dino
  • Fossil Finders scavenger hunt
  • Family-friendly palaeontology talks
  • Fossil ID

To view the full program click here.

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