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Fossil Hunters - free reminder

Math Science Nucleus

Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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The fossils in the museum were found in Fremont as early as the 1870’s by Dr. Yates They were “rediscovered” in the 1930’s by UC Berkeley’s Dr. Stirton.   Wes Gordon, a teacher would bring his “Boy Paleontologists” to excavate fossils for UC Berkeley in the 1940-60’s. Now a hundred specimens are on display at CNHM in Fremont. Learn about past environments of the bay area.  


Family Event


Child $8 members, $10 non members
Adult free members, $3 non members
If you renew or become a member ($35 per family) entrance is free



* Look for fossils in our outdoor dig site  
* Fossil “cache” inside the museum (earn a prize)

* Meet one of the original “Boy Paleontologists”   Phil Gordon
purchase a photo and receive an free autograph!
Hourly 15 minute lecture and tour by staff
Come visit our Museum Shop with lots of
minerals and fossils





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