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Prehistoric Exploration Series


Prehistoric Exploration Series

Tuesday, July 26 - Thursday, August 04

1 PM - 2:30 PM

7-9 with one free adult

Registration is closed.

Important: Registration closed at 12:00AM CST June 19.


Uncover the past from the Paleozoic Era to the Ice Age, discovering the diversity of plants and animals from tiny trilobites to mega mastodons. Join us for the entire series or just one or two days to practice your paleontology skills and explore early Lake County.

This program is for children ages 7-9 by the first day of the program.

We are unable to make age exceptions because activities are geared to cognitive, emotional and physical abilities for this program's specific age range.

Adult supervision required.

By registering for this program, you are only signing up for all 4 programs in the Prehistoric Exploration Series.

Programs in this series includes:

Tuesday, July 26- Sulurian Fossils @ Nippersink

Thursday, July 28- Discovering Dinosaurs @ The Dunn Museum

Tuesday, August 2- Ice Age Mammal @ The Dunn Museum

Thursday, August 4- Prehistoric People @ The Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home


Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations.

For up to date COVID-19 protocols visit:



Sarah Salto

Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home 25200 N St. Mary's Road
Mettawa, IL, 60061

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