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Our Hours

We are open May 28 thru Sept. 3  Daily  (CLOSED Labor Day)  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   See hours, location, and contact info.

A SCHEDULED COUNTY WIDE POWER OUTAGE WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY, JULY 16!  STONEROSE WILL BE OPEN FOR DIGGING FROM 8-11 AM ONLY, AND WILL CLOSE AT NOON, AS WE ARE UNABLE TO CONDUCT BUSINESS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY

We apologize for the inconvenience.  Head out to one of our fabulous lakes for the afternoon!

 

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.

Epic 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  Amber jewelry from Poland and Lithuania is very reasonably priced and guaranteed genuine.

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Super cool! This is in Montana, where they had dinosaurs! ... See MoreSee Less

The Burke team returned to the dig site where they unearthed the massive skull of a T. rex—only the 15th ever discovered—to excavate more of the dinosaur. You can watch as Burke paleontologists work on the T. rex skull beginning August 12! Learn more about T. rex LIVE: bit.ly/2v3ImT1

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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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