Paleo Garden

Square paleo garden exhibit with open walls displaying living plants and plant fossils

Explore the evolutionary history of plant life in our garden of fossil plants and their living relatives. View fossils from hundreds of million of years ago such as giant horsetails, clubmoss trees, ferns and more while learning what these diverse groups look like today. 

To learn more about this exhibit, visit our virtual Paleo Garden exhibit. 

About the Exhibit

  • 3rd Floor

Tall stick with ridges. This is fossilized horsetail (a type of tree).
Fishbowl with plant life and rocks on a mossy bed
Clubmoss root fossil, large with circular pits