Five-Hundred-Million Years an Hour - A tour of the University of Iowa fossil collection


Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

UI Paleontology Repository Collections Manager Tiffany Adrain will take guests through the University of Iowa fossil collections, held in trust for the state of Iowa. Visitors can see some of the one-million plus fossils, from microfossils to mammoths, from the last 500-million years and get a closer look at Iowa’s common and rare fossils, including historic collections and newly acquired specimens at the forefront of paleontological research. Registration is Required for this event, and limited to 10 people per tour due to the size of the Repository. Additional tours will be scheduled based on wait list sign ups.

Location: Trowbridge Hall, T. Anne Cleary walkway (between Jefferson and Market Street)

This event is part of the ICPL 2018 Adult Summer Reading Program.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library Contact below.
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Contact Information

Library Contact: 
Beth Fisher
UI Paleontology Repository, Trowbridge Hall
Contact Name: 
Tiffany Adrain


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