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If fossils are your thing, then Fossils Galore is for you. Set up by a fossil collector to showcase his collection, Fossils Galore has since turned into a fully functioning Museum, with events, talks, tours and exhibitions all year round.
Fossils Galore has plenty on offer for children and adults alike. The museum is known mainly for its extensive collection of fossils and minerals, which come from sites across the United Kingdom and beyond. However, they also offer a number of regular activities and exhibitions designed to engage young children, and get them interested in fossils and archaeology, including fossil digging in a prehistoric sand pit, a dinosaur hunt, arts and crafts workshops, dinosaur colouring, geode breaking, and seasonal dinosaur egg hunts. These hands on activities are designed to keep children entertained, and stimulate interest in the artefacts exhibited at the museum. This educational approach has won the museum plaudits from across the country, and they now have Nigel Marven, the creator of television shows Walking With Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Park, as their patron.
Archaeology enthusiasts, fossil lovers, history buffs, dinosaur fanatics.
Entry to the collection is free, but some of the activities are charged.
Mondays - 10am to 5pm
Tuesdays - 10am to 1pm
Wednesdays - 10am to 5pm
Thursdays - 10am to 5pm
Fridays - 10am to 5pm
Saturdays - 10am to 5pm
Sundays - Closed
60 High Street
Fossils Galore is situated not far from March train station, which is served by Cross Country and East Midland trains. If you're travelling by car, the museum is located in the B1101 road and there is ample parking space.