Brace yourselves for a roaring adventure as the Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) teams up with the renowned Burke Museum to present DINO DAY, an unmissable family-friendly event that promises thrills, knowledge, and prehistoric wonders.
Calling all budding paleontologists, dino enthusiasts, and fossil lovers of every age! Prepare to embark on a time-traveling expedition spanning an astonishing 540 million years.
The Jefferson Museum is thrilled to host the renowned Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture's celebrated BurkeMobile Dig In program, promising an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Get ready to dive into the captivating world of geology and paleontology.
Discover Earth's Origins: Learn how the very rocks beneath our feet, shaped by mesmerizing minerals, have formed our planet.
Unearth Earth's Secrets: Immerse yourself in the dynamic, ever-changing nature of our world. Engage in hands-on activities that shed light on continental drift and the intriguing dance of plate tectonics.
Decode the Fossil Record: Join our journey through time as we reveal how paleontologists decipher ancient clues hidden within fossils, unveiling what our planet used to look like.
Be a Paleontologist: Become a paleontologist for a day! Roll up your sleeves and dig into our excavation pits, uncovering fascinating fossils. Explore our captivating exhibits featuring lifelike cast replicas of prehistoric creatures from the Paleozoic (think mysterious sea creatures!), Mesozoic (dinosaurs galore!), and Cenozoic (our early mammal ancestors!) Eras.
Dino Costumes Encouraged: Don't forget to channel your inner T-Rex or Velociraptor! Dress up in your favorite dinosaur attire and join the fun.
Rare Treasures Await: Be sure not to miss the unique opportunity to witness rarely displayed fossils from JCHS's exclusive collection, adding an extra layer of wonder to this exceptional day of discovery.
This captivating event is perfect for families, friends, and anyone with an insatiable curiosity about our planet's incredible history.
Don't Miss the Fun! Join Us at:
Jefferson County Historical Society
540 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
For more information, please contact JCHS at (360) 385-1003 or visit our website at www.jchsmuseum.org.