25th Annual Fossil Fest : Dates November 14-15, 2015 Indoors!

Teachers: Extra Credit for Your Students!

Homeschool Educator: Great Science Learning Opportunity!

Scout and Youth Groups: Presentations can focus on badge requirements. Learn more here

School / Scout / Youth Groups of 10 or more? Sign up here.

Activities include:
  • Show Spotlight: Prehistoric Sea Monsters!!
  • Guest Speaker: "Fossils Talk - Hear their Stories"
  • BYOF: Bring Your Own Fossil for Fossil Identification
  • Meet a Scientist: Q&A, hands-on demo
  • "Paleo Passport" educational quest for students
  • Mini-workshops: 3D Digitization
    • Sat 2-4: Makerarm Demo and discussion on merits of 3D scanning & printing models
      to paleontological research
    • UT Geoscientists will demo and discuss fossil 3D visualizations from the UTCT Lab
    • Learn how to create 3D scans of any object using your iPhone, iPad or any camera
  • Walking Dinosaur: Rawr! Courtesy of Nature's Treasures
  • Hands-on Fossil Touch Table and Microscope
  • Exhibits: See what amateur fossil collectors find in Texas
  • Fossil collections: Start yours at the Wheel of Fossils & Dig Pit
  • Fossils / Minerals / Books / Gifts / Jewelry / Toys / more
  • Hourly and Grand Door Prizes

Download / Print the show Flyer

Download / Print the show Poster (11x17 in, or 8.5x11 in)

Day Date Time
Saturday 11/14/2015 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 11/15/2015 9:00am to 5:00pm


$3/adult, $2/child (6-12), children under 6 free.
Special rates may apply for school, scout and youth groups. See the respective flyers above.


Old Settler's Heritage Association (inside)   
Next to the Dell Diamond on US Highway 79, Round Rock, TX 3 miles east of IH-35. See map below.

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Horned Mamite Ammonite
Horned Mamite Ammonite (rare)
2015 Grand Door Prize
Ammonite Plate
Ammonite Plate
2015 Door Prize
Agatized Coral
Agatized Coral
2015 Door Prize