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Yorkshire Fossil Festival


The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is back and bigger than ever!

Taking place right next to one of the UKs most famous coastlines – The Dinosaur Coast – the Festival features a lively and engaging programme of events, dino walks, performances and hands-on workshops.

Don’t miss your chance to meet and talk to a host of Geology experts and leading scientists as they share their knowledge and their new discoveries. Explore interactive displays and join in family-friendly activities as you learn more about the world beneath your feet.

Where science meets imagination for a rip-roaring weekend of family fun.

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The Palaeontological Association
Talking to experts at Yorkshire Fossil Festival


The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is an annual event held in Scarborough at The Rotunda Museum.

The Festival is organised by Scarborough Museums Trust and sponsored by The Palaeontological Association.

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What’s On

Baby T.rex returns to The Rotunda (Sat & Sun)
• Soap Box Science (Sat & Sun)
• Fossil handling
• Scientific demonstrations
• Dinosaur Footprint Walks
• Drop in craft sessions
• Storytelling
• Stilt walkers (Sat & Sun)

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A baby t-rex meets children at Yorkshire Fossil Festival


Entry to the Festival is free.

Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road
Scarborough, YO11 2PS

01723 353665

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Yorkshire Fossil Festival Exhibitors 2017