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Earth Sciences Museum 50th Celebration Family DayExport this event to calendar

Saturday, June 10, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Earth Sciences Museum logo.Get ready to celebrate the Earth Sciences Museum's 50th birthday!

Bring a picnic lunch for your family, enjoy free kids activities, and celebrate with us in the beautiful Peter Russell Rock Garden.

Activities will include Gold Panning, Fossil Fish, Fossil Snowflakes, Minerals in Materials.

Learn more about our indoor and outdoor exhibits with a Rock Garden Tour at 11:30 and a Museum Tour at 1:00.

Cost 
Free - Bring a picnic lunch!
Location 
Peter Russell Rock Garden
Rain location: Earth Sciences Museum

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Museum hours

Conestoga Rovers Learning Centre (the “Dino pit”) open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The museum’s main atrium, mining tunnel, Great Lakes fountain and stunning mineral exhibits open all day Monday to Friday, and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekends.

Peter Russell Rock Garden (located outdoors) open to the public year round. Self-guided tours are available.

Admission is free! For more information, see Visit Us.

Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+