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Fossilmania XXXIII

  • Fri, October 30, 2015
  • Sun, November 01, 2015
  • Glen Rose, Texas



October 30, 31 and November 1st 2015

Somervell County Expo Center 

North side of Highway 67 at Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, Texas

Glen Rose is about 55 miles southwest from downtown Fort Worth and 75 miles from downtown Dallas
Free Admission!

Schedule: all events are FREE admission

Friday      8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.    

      7:30 p.m.  Lecture: Tom Vance on the Ellis County Mammoth Site.   Excavation he worked on last year.                                                 

Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Hourly door prize drawings. 
               7:30 p.m.  Fossil auction and raffle prize drawing.

Sunday   9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

One of the longest lasting annual events in Glen Rose.  Fossilmania is a show with vendors dedicated to fossil and fossil related materials and anything relating to paleontology. You will find fossils, books, maps and tools for sale.  There will be dealers from all over the country.

FREE educational material for everyone

FREE fossils for the kids

 FREE fossil identification (bring your unidentified finds!)

Drawing for the raffle prizes: after the fossil auction

Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 (You need not be present to win!)

Don’t forget everyone is welcome to the fossil auction Saturday night.

Bring the Family! Spend the Weekend!

In and around Glen Rose: 
Dinosaur World Open 9 AM - 6 PM every day. Over 100 life-size dinosaur replicas in an outdoor setting. While you are there visit the museum featuring moving, roaring dinosaurs in natural settings! Enjoy the Fossil Dig, Panning for Minerals, & the Gift Shop. 

Dinosaur Valley State Park - Dinosaur track-ways, picnic area, hiking, biking and camping.
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center - Endangered animals sanctuary gives you an opportunity to see some of the rarest animals in the world up close. Gift shop, restaurant and petting pasture.

For Lodging and Camping information: Convention & Visitors Bureau

1-888-346-6282 or 254-897-3081        www.glenrosetexas.net

Presented by the Dallas Paleontological Society    www.dallaspaleo.org

For Vendor information: email Bill Morgan morgan@uthscsa.edu or call (931) 456-9040

For Local information call Morris Bussey 817-279-3677 - Stone Hut Fossil Shop

Who we are

The DPS is a group of professional and amateur paleontologists that want to exchange information, interact, and continue their education in paleontology.  We meet once a month on the second Wednesday evening of the month at Brookhaven College, Building H.


If you have a question, if you have a fossil that you cannot identify, or need a site investigation, contact the Fossil Bureau of Investigation for help.

Contact Us at 817-355-4693 

Why join us

We have fun.

We learn stuff.

We go cool places.

We find interesting things.

We make new friends.

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