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

Announcing the Family Fossil Expo! A free event for all the family. Come and visit our interactive fossil exhibit at UCC on July 18th from 4 - 7 pm. Touch real fossils, play fun games and talk to the experts!

Where can I find the exhibit?

Date Event Location Time


18th July 2022  Family Fossil Expo Cooperage Building, Distillery Fields, UCC 4 - 7 pm   FREE ENTRY

20th, 21st & 22nd September 2022

National Ploughing Championships 2022 

Ratheniska, Co. Laois 

all day  Tickets at 

Ireland's Fossil Heritage

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