Fossils & Footprints

A host displays a fossil.

Become a dino detective as you examine real fossils and uncover clues about some of your favourite prehistoric creatures

Daily, October 3, 2023–January 7, 2024
Tuesday to Friday: 11:30 a.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Hot Zone, Level 6

Have you ever wanted to touch a real dinosaur fossil? You’re in luck! Examine fossils and castings, learn how to handle them and uncover clues about the prehistoric creatures the fossils belonged to. Plus, can you walk like a dinosaur? Explore the gait of a dinosaur by looking at ichnites—fossilized footprints—and compare it to your own. Dino detective training is in session!

Fossils and EduKits on loan from Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.

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