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Wyoming Dinosaur Adventure

Journey into the past with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis! 

Join us for three days of exploration in Northern Wyoming and dig into the past with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Participants will visit the museum’s active dig site in Northern Wyoming, meet our Extraordinary Scientists-in-Residence, walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs, explore the differences between archaeology and paleontology, and discover the history of the Wild, Wild West. 

Trip Itinerary

Day One
Visit The Children’s Museum’s active paleontology dig site and learn how fossils are discovered and excavated. Meet our Extraordinary Scientists in Residence, Dr. Phil Manning and Dr. Victoria Egerton. Then, walk in the footsteps of giants as you visit The Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite. 

Day Two
View and learn about petroglyphs and pictographs at Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, one of Wyoming’s premier archaeological sites. Explore the differences between archaeology and paleontology with a visit to the Washakie Cultural Center and Museum. 

Day Three
Spend the day learning more about paleontology, the settlement of the west, and so much more at the Buffalo Bill Center for the Wild West in Cody, Wyoming.

For more information about attending the Wyoming Dinosaur Adventure trip, contact Melissa Trumpey at 317-334-3114 or melissat@childrensmuseum.org.

All participants must be in good health and be able to walk moderate distances, or sit for long periods of time, and tolerate high temperatures. All participants must provide adequate medical information and a written clearance from a physician to participate in the trip. For safety purposes, the museum reserves the right to deny or cancel a person’s trip registration if, in the museum’s opinion, the person has not provided sufficient assurance of his/her fitness to participate. 

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