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Dinosaurs and Birds - The Link Between Them


The Dinosaur Discovery Museum offers educational activities and programs throughout the year.

Grandparents’ Day

Sunday, September 9, 2018; Noon-4pm | Locations: Dinosaur Discovery Museum and Civil War Museum

Spend quality time with special activities that families can do together. At the Dinosaur Discovery Museum dig for fossils in the Dino Dig, put together puzzles, and do hands-on activities. At Civil War Museum spend time in the Resource Center learning about old fashioned games and play “Guess the Gadget.”



Migratory Bird Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018; 11am-4pm | Location: Pringle Nature Center, 9800 – 160th Avenue, Bristol, Wisconsin

The Dinosaur Discovery Museum will join in the fun at the Pringle Nature Center for their annual Migratory Bird Festival. Stop by the museum’s station to explore the evolutionary link between dinosaurs and birds through hands on activities. Learn about paleontology by cleaning real dinosaur fossils.


National Fossil Day

Wednesday, October 17, 2018; Noon-4pm | Location: Kenosha Public Museum

Through hands-on activities, learn about fossils, how they are found, and what we can learn from them. Plus, learn about the flying pterosaurs. Then join Mr. Nick for stories and songs at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm for even more fossil fun!



Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, October 27, 2018; 1pm-4pm | Location: Kenosha Public Museum

Visit the Kenosha Public Museum to celebrate family and friends as we prepare for Day of the Dead! Learn about making an ofrenda (altar) from Bradford High School Spanish students. Create paper flowers to put on the ofrenda in honor of loved ones. Enjoy performances by the Ballet Forklorico Nacional. Then explore the Museum as you expand your vocabulary with a bilingual scavenger hunt.



Dino Digs

Dino DigsEvery Saturday and Sunday; 1pm-4pm

A fun, free program for aspiring young paleontologists. Experience first hand the excitement of excavating a dinosaur fossil.