Pop-Up Paleontology

Three KUNHM outreach team members outdoors, two holding mosasaur skull casts

Welcome to Pop-Up Paleontology, a donor-funded project that traveled to Kansas communities with natural history collections and hands-on activities. The team visited Salina, Great Bend and Garden City over the 2019 summer, and offered virtual and hybrid versions for other sites in 2020 and 2021.

Virtual Mobile Museum Exhibits

You can still experience Pop-Up Paleontology online with our Virtual Paleo Pop-Up Mobile Museum page (Adobe Spark). View 16 species displays, view illustrations and try out fun action labels to explore how ancient organisms lived. We also have Paleo Pop Up Mobile Museum accessible alternative text and image descriptions (pdf) available.