Family Science Talks

Learn about current research as a family!  Select guest paleontologists visiting Burpee for PaleoFest 2020 will give an exciting family-friendly view into their research lab.  Learn about how they travel to the field, what they do in the lab, and the amazing discoveries they are making in a family friendly atmosphere.

Ready to sign up? Buy a Family Pass and your admission to the talks is included!



Speaker announcement coming soon!



Speaker announcement coming soon!




Get Your PaleoFest Tickets!

Museum General Admission

$12 Adult; $10 Youth (Burpee Members: $4 Adult; $2 Youth)

Enjoy special activities throughout the Museum only available on PaleoFest weekend. Get hands on at activity stations and enjoy paleontology for the whole family.  Museum Admission does not include lecture pass or workshop pass.  Museum Admission not available online or in advance.

The Family Pass

A good deal for the family including museum general admission for 2 adults & 3 children and an entertaining science lecture for all ages presented by one of the event’s guest paleontologists.  Pre-purchase your family pass and skip the lines!

$58 General Family Pass        $20  Burpee Members Family Pass

Family Pass Do It ALL (One Day)

A great deal for families looking to get super involved in PaleoFest learning!  The pass includes 1 Day museum admission for up to 2 adults & 3 children, and entrance for the group to one child-friendly workshop class and family science lecture. Additional youth passes can be purchased for $10 each ($8 members)

$75 Family DO IT ALL-One Day     $50 Burpee Members

Do It ALL Weekend …Family Pass!

Experience all the PaleoFest offers. This includes museum admission for 2 adults & 3 children on Saturday & Sunday with one Family PaleoArt, and Paleo Workshop, PLUS a Family-friendly lecture with an internationally recognized paleontologist both days!  Different workshops and different speakers each day.

$120 DO IT ALL WEEKEND Family Pass      $80 Members

The Family Pass VIP: Do It ALL Weekend 

OUR BEST DEAL!! This includes Saturday & Sunday museum admission for 2 adults & 3 children, one Family PaleoArt Class, a child-Paleo Workshop, Family Lectures each day, PLUS Saturday dinner, & Keynote lecture!

$260 General Family VIP      $200Members