Contact: Sasha Steinberg
STARKVILLE, Miss.â€” In celebration of National Fossil Day, Mississippi Stateâ€™s Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum is hosting a Fossil Extravaganza Wednesday [Oct. 14] at the university.
The free geosciences department-sponsored event will be held 5:30-7 p.m. in Hilbun Hall. Individuals of all ages from the campus and surrounding communities are welcome to attend.
Museum tours, childrenâ€™s activities and complimentary refreshments will be available. The Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum houses mineral and rock collections, meteorites and extensive fossil displays.
Items include a Triceratops skull replica, Cretaceous crocodile skull, as well as many fossils from Mississippi and the Southeast region. For more, visit http://www.geosciences.msstate.edu/museum.htm.
Additional information about MSUâ€™s Fossil Extravaganza and Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum is available from museum director RenĂ©e Clary at email@example.com.
More on National Fossil Day is found at http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/.
MSU is Mississippiâ€™s leading university, available online at www.msstate.edu.