Hinckley museum to celebrate National Fossil Day

Posted Oct. 07, 2011, at 6:14 p.m.

HINCKLEY, Maine — L.C. Bates Museum on the campus of Good Will-Hinckley will celebrate National Fossil Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.

The museum, located on Route 201, will examine fossils and have a life-size model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex skull.

Other upcoming events for the museum include extreme animals 1-3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, where guests can learn how certain animals push their limits.

Night at the Museum is 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, where guests can learn about Maine minerals and rocks.

Admission is $3 for adults or $1 for kids age 17 and under. The museum is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment. For more information, call 238-4250 or visit email lcbates@gwh.org.