Upcoming events at PRI

July 2018
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Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
16 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Secrets of the Skull guided tour
17 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
18 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Secrets of the Skull guided tour
19 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Storytime Science: Inside the Skull
20 Jul 2018;
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
20 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Fossil Field Trip to Sheds, NY
21 Jul 2018;
11:00AM - 02:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
23 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Secrets of the Skull guided tour
24 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
25 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Secrets of the Skull guided tour
26 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Storytime Science: Inside the Skull
27 Jul 2018;
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
27 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Summer Symposium 2018 (Presentations)
28 Jul 2018;
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Animal Encounters
28 Jul 2018;
12:00PM - 01:00PM
Summer Symposium 2018 (Field Trip)
29 Jul 2018;
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Cranium Constructs: Crafting and Comprehending the Skull
30 Jul 2018;
01:00PM - 03:00PM

Did You Know?

The Hyde Park Mastodon

The Museum of the Earth is home to the remains of several mastodons. One of the most complete specimens ever found is on public display here — the Hyde Park Mastodon. A centerpiece of the Museum, the story of this mastodon’s discovery has even been the subject of a Discovery Channel documentary.

During the preparation of the skeleton for final display, scientific-quality casts of the bones were made to allow other scientists the chance to study it. Full reproductions of the skeleton can even be purchased by museums who aren't fortunate enough to have their own!

More facts about the Hyde Park Mastodon can be found here.

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