Family Fun Day at the British Geological Survey
The BGS will be holding an event for children with the help of Rockwatch, THE
club for young fans of fossils, rocks and dinosaurs, and other special guests for hands-on science! Join in a fascinating range of activities and ‘behind the scenes’ tours.
• Try your luck at gold panning.
• Generate an earthquake.
• Make your own fossil replicas.
• Touch a mammoth or a dinosaur bone.
• Discover the amazing mineral treasures of the Earth.
• Take a walk through 2 billion years of earth history on our spectacular Geological Walk.
• Zoom through the landscape in our immersive 3D lecture theatre.
• Visit the BGS Core Store, home to 200 kilometres of borehole core and millions of geological samples.
• Meet real geologists and find out what they do and why we need them.
• Browse in our shop for maps, books, minerals, fossils, jewellery and much more.