Museum of Texas Tech University Hosts Fossil Day Event

The program is part of Saturday at the Museum.

WHAT:           Fossil Day at Museum of Texas Tech University

WHEN:           1-4 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 19)

WHERE:         Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court, Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 Fourth St.

EVENT:          Fossil Day is part of the Saturday at the Museum program. Participants will focus on learning about and viewing fossils and will have the opportunity to complete arts and crafts. The day is curated by the education division of the Museum of Texas Tech, and the registration page can be found here.

The Museum of Texas Tech also will host several events in November and December:

  • El Dia de los Muertos from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 1
  • Science Made Simple from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 21
  • Holiday at the Museum from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 5

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CONTACT:  Samantha Biffle, Moody Planetarium intern, Museum of Texas Tech, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8839 or

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The Museum of Texas Tech University was established in 1929.

It consists of the main Museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, and the Val Verde County research site.

The museum also offers masters degrees in Museum Science and Heritage Management and a wide variety of educational programs for the general public.

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The museum is located at Fourth Street and Indiana Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. The museum is closed on Monday.

To request special assistance, contact the Museum Education office at or call (806) 742-2432.