MSU’s Dunn-Seiler Museum to hold ‘Fossil Extravaganza’

Contact: Addison Arledge

STARKVILLE, Miss.—The Dunn-Seiler Museum at Mississippi State University will host a Fossil Extravaganza in celebration of National Fossil Day.

To be held Wednesday [Oct. 12], from 5:30-7 p.m. in Room 112 of Hilbun Hall on 355 Lee Blvd., the event is free to all and will include tours of the museum, as well as refreshments. Winners of the 2016 K-12 Fossil art and story contest will be on display.

This year, the museum has a replica of a jaw bone from an extinct North American lion, first discovered in Mississippi.

The Dunn-Seiler Museum is home to mineral and rock collections, as well as fossil displays from throughout the Southeast.

For more information about the Fossil Extravaganza, contact Reneé Clary at or (662) 325-3915.

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