Fossil leaf in sand stone.

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Our Hours

We are open Tuesday-Saturday in the Winter Season Nov. 1, 2016 thru April 22, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   See hours, location, and contact info.


Come Hunt for Fossils!

  • A day of adventure finding fossils.
  • Boothill Fossil Site attracts fossil hunters from around the world.
  • Fossil finds are reviewed and identified.
  • Students on field trip search for fossils.
  • Stonerose’s most famous fossil find has been included in “National Geographic” magazine.

Holiday Gifts at Stonerose!

Our Gift Shop is chock full of fun and unusual gifts!  We have fossils and specimens in all shapes and sizes, from all over the world, and what kid doesn’t love rocks! 

Speaking of rocks, our Polish Amber jewelry is on everyone’s list…

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Our Famous Fossil

Stonerose's famous Florissantia Quilchenensis fossil (flower from an extinct cocoa tree).

Stonerose’s famous Florissantia Quilchenensis fossil (flower from an extinct cocoa tree).

Lisa Barksdale, former Stonerose Curator, and Wes Wehr, former paleobotanist for the Burke Museum, found this amazing lobed Florissantia quilchenensis. This specimen was pictured in the National Geographic magazine in July 2002 in an article titled “The Big Bloom,” because of … Read more

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Fossil Quiz

Think you know your fossils? Try this quiz and see if you're a Stonerose pro.