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Junior Paleo Lab Experience

Offered June-August

This 60 minute program teaches basic geology and how a fossil is formed. Children work in the laboratory on real fossils, learning the care of fossils, how to conduct research and how to create a museum display. This program can be tailored to any age participant from 4 years old to adults.

The Junior Paleo. Lab Program is generally offered on the afternoons after the Junior Paleo field experience, but just the Lab only portion can be scheduled anytime. For just the Lab only program, we ask for a minimum of two participants. Contact us for availability at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 406-654-5300. Note that we cannot offer the Junior Program during the weeks of June 12-23, July 17-28, and August 14-18.

Museum members: $25
Non-members: $30


For BOTH Junior Paleo Programs:


Museum members: $90
Non-members: $120

Junior Paleo Field


Please call 406.654.5300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Reservations and deposit are required.