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Dinosaur Journey Temporary Exhibit

May 17 - September 15
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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From the days of fossil hunting by horseback, to modern 3D laser scanning… discover the fossils that made the Grand Valley a hotspot for paleontology. Explore the fossil discoveries from the Grand Valley that pushed science forward and broke through barriers. From the discovery of Brachiosaurus in 1900, the largest dinosaur known at the time, to the first ankylosaur from the Jurassic Period, to the first evidence of dinosaur mating dances, Fantastic Fossils of the ... Read More

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Museum of the West Temporary Exhibit

June 14, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 14
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore expeditions offer an introduction to paleontology field work. Get a little dirty digging for Jurassic dinosaurs. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of Apatosaurus and Allosaurus are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed hat, ... Read More

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