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Join our party of junior palaeontologists and safari back to the age of giant reptiles to track down our fabulous collection of dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus rex!
Saturdays, January 13 - March 3, 2018 (Excludes Feb 17), 9 am - 12 pm (7 weeks)

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

Anthropologist Brian Noble traces how dinosaurs and their natural worlds are recreated in the imaginations of palaeontologists, movie-goers, and children alike.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

The Madeleine A. Fritz Annual Lecture

Think small in this fascinating lecture on dinosaurs and what they still have to teach us about the fossil record.


Thursday, February 15, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Join John Holmes as he reveals how Darwin's reading of John Milton's Paradise Lost on his famous voyage aboard the HMS Beagle shaped his vision of the natural world, and how poetry written under Darwin's star can help us understand what it means to live as a part of the world he discovered.

People examining a fossil brought in by a visitor
On February 21, April 18, June 20, August 15, October 17, December 12, 2018 from 4 to 5:30 pm

Saturdays, April 7 - June 2, 2018, (Excludes May 19), 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (8 weeks)