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Natural History

The Natural History exhibits are a series of casts/replicas of various dinosaurs around campus that focus on the geology and archaeology of Southwest Wyoming. They consist of Fossils, Enclave Exhibits, Sabalites Palm Frond, and a Miner's Coal Car. Slabs of the following stones adorn one of Western's main hallways:
  • A Pegmatite
  • A Breccia
  • A Pudding Stone
  • A Sea Sediment
  • Coarse Grained Pegmatite with Dike
  • A Migmatite
All the natural history displays are free to view. Interpretive signs are posted or tours can be scheduled. Western's Natural History Museum features different displays throughout the school year and is open 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week between September and May, and 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday between June and August.


Main Attractions:

Natural History



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For more information, contact Admissions at (307) 382-1648 or admissions@westernwyoming.edu.
 
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