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News & Happenings!

  • Join us for an afternoon with special guest Justin Wilkins, paleontologist and curator of The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, South Dakota. His guest lecture, Elephants and Their Relatives, will be held at the McLennan Community College lecture hall, April 27, 2014, from 3:30-5:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public!

  • Save the date: March 29, 2014 for "Mammoths on the March".  This new spring event at the Waco Mammoth Site will feature free crafts, games, and activities for the whole family.  Stay tuned for more details...

  • Stop by our gift shop for new fossils and minerals for the rockhound in your life!

  • We have new exhibits! Tour participants will enjoy a new Waco Mammoth Site permanent exhibit, as well as a few limited time exhibits of fine quality paleontological specimens from the collections of the Mayborn Museum, University of Texas paleontology collection and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

  • Our annual Fall Fossil Festival on Oct. 19th, 2013 was a smashing success! See our art contest winners here. The Waco Mammoth Site would like to thank the 35+ volunteers who helped throughout the day. Special thanks also go out to our sponsors and partners: City of Waco Parks and Recreation, City of Waco Solid Waste Services, City of Waco Facilities, Baylor University, the Mayborn Museum Complex, Dr. Ellie Caston, Anita Benedict, McLennan Community College, Elaine Fagner, Russ Alexander, the Gault School of Archeological Research, Coca Cola, HEB, and Doreen Ravenscroft.

  • The Mammoth Site is now on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest!


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