Nevada National Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month takes place in May. For more information, visit: http://nvshpo.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1292&Itemid=386.
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Historic Park
This park is home to a large collection of Ichthyosaur fossils. The ghost town of Berlin, an old mining town, is also preserved for visitors to explore. The park hosts tours of the fossil shelter in summer months and also encourages self-guided exploration on the nature trails through the Berlin town site. Check their website for more detailed information: http://parks.nv.gov/parks/bi/.
Bukaroo Hall of Fame:
This museum includes gear, photos, memorabilia, saddles, guns and more that belonged to real cowboys of the west. For more information: http://www.buckaroohalloffame.com/index.html.
The Lied Discovery Children's Museum
The Lied Discovery Children's Museum in Las Vegas is an interactive museum for children and families with exhibits and programs in the arts, sciences, and humanities. On occasion, the museum offers special temporary exhibits or programs in the areas of paleontology and archaeology. For more information, visit its Web site:
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum
This museum showcases a variety of exhibits on paleontology and archaeology, including an exhibit on a "dinosaur mummy," and a collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. For more information on exhibits, call 702-384-3466, or visit its Web site at:
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