Sieving for Small Fossils


Redpath Museum Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Free with suggested admission to museum

Through August 26, the Redpath Museum is open on Saturdays!

New programming for ages 5 and up

Learn how to sieve for small fossils with Palaeontology technician Chantal Montreuil. Shark and ray teeth, spines, fish scales... what will you find?

May 5: start times at 11:15, 12:00, 12:45.

June 16: start times at 15:00 and 15:45.

July 21 and August 18: start times at 13:30, 14:15 and 15:00.

First-come, first-served: 24 people per session. Please bring a smock or old shirt and prepare to get muddy!

Please note: you'll be working with small fossils so, for safety reasons, this activity is not appropriate for children younger than 5 years old. Thank you for your understanding.

See more of our Saturday programming here.