Fossil Crime Scene: Interactive STEM exhibit

Coming soon to an event near you!

Coming soon to an event near you!

About the exhibit

The palaeontologists behind Ireland’s Fossil Heritage deliver an interactive fossil exhibit at a diverse range of festivals and events all over the country. The Fossil Crime Scene exhibit includes a variety of fun hands-on activities and educational games that will offer you the opportunity to handle and learn all about real Irish fossils! But we don't just have fossils, our STEM exhibit also features a real X-ray gun and has activities linked to chemistry, physics, and even medicine!

Come and visit us and learn all about Irish fossils!

  • Explore and handle our collection of Irish fossils
  • Find out how to recognise common Irish fossils yourself
  • Help to solve our fossil crime scene and learn how to spot clues in rocks
  • Investigate fossil chemistry using ultraviolet light and X-rays
  • Bring your fossil questions to our team of fossil experts

Where can I find the exhibit?

We hope to be able to visit STEM (and non-STEM) events and festivals in 2022 and 2023 depending on government restrictions. 
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Ireland's Fossil Heritage

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, T23 TK30,

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