Las Cruces Museum: Dig into the Past!

sat08oct10:00 amsat1:00 pm10:00 am - 1:00 pm Las Cruces Museum: Dig into the Past!Free Activities for the Whole Family!

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Las Cruces Museum: Dig into the Past!

Dig deep into Earth’s history with the Las Cruces Museums and local paleontology and archaeology experts Saturday, October 8 from 10am – 1pm at the Branigan Cultural Center and Museum of Nature & Science. Entry to the museum and events are free, and no registration is required. Celebrate Fossil Day™ at the Museum of Nature & Science while learning about the distant past from Permian trackways to the rise of mammals during the Eocene. Real and replica fossil specimens and hands-on activities will be offered by the Museum of Nature & Science, Bureau of Land Management - Las Cruces Office, New Mexico State University, Insights El Paso Science Center, and local paleontologists. Learn about human history while celebrating International Archaeology Day at the Branigan Cultural Center. People have lived in the Las Cruces area for over 10,000 years. View artifacts, learn about local history, and participate in archaeology activities with the museum, Doña Ana Archaeological Society, Bureau of Land Management, State of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, and local archaeologists.


Las Cruces Museums

575-522-3120 Las Cruces, NM

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