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6/11/2016 - 8/27/2016

Cast from the Past (formerly called Palaeo Lab Program)

Join us in a real palaeontological lab and create an authentic fossil cast to keep! You'll be surrounded by authentic tools of the trade and learn how a fossil goes from a simple curiosity to a piece of scientific evidence. Discover how the fossil you've replicated may have helped change our view of dinosaurs, brought new understanding about ancient environments, or even told the story of its own death.


  • This 90 minute program is rated as "easy". 
  • Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Sorry, no participants younger than 7 years allowed in the lab. 
  • The capacity for this program is 14 spaces.
  • Palaeo Lab takes place indoors in the Visitor Centre.
  • The program is wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick up your tickets at the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. All programs start on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Parking is located at the concession parking lot which is a short walk to the Visitor Centre.
Location:  Visitor Centre
Time: 2:30 PM
Fee:  $14/Adult; $14/Youth (ages 7-17 years)