Archaeology & Earth Science Day
Celebrate International Archaeology Day, Ohio Archaeology Month and National Earth Science Week!
Dig into archaeology, geology, mineralogy and more from 10am to 4pm Saturday, October 15! This event is included with general admission. Members get in free! Plan your visit
• Bring in a fossil, rock, mineral or artifact for identification
• Try primitive technologies like atlatl spear throwing and see demonstrations (weather permitting)
• Tour the Seismic Observatory and hear about recent earthquake activity
• Talk with Museum curators, volunteers and staff
• Meet guest scientists and representatives from local clubs and societies
• Enter free geology raffles and listen for winners every hour (must be present to win)
• Create a kid-friendly craft to take home in Smead Discovery Center
This event is on International Archaeology Day, and is part of
Ohio Archaeology Month and National Earth Science Week.