The Aurora Fossil Museum
400 Main St.
Aurora, NC 27806
Aurora Fossil Museum
VISIT....EXPLORE....LEARN....DISCOVER the Aurora Fossil
VISIT! The Aurora Fossil Museum: an engaging anchor of
the town representing the culture of Aurora and surrounding
EXPLORE our collections! Learn about the
cultural and natural history of the Aurora area through exhibits
ranging from C. megalodon
and Native American artifacts to trekking through our Mine Room.
LEARN! About North Carolina's natural history:
Mining activities at nearby PotashCorp have uncovered some of
the most spectacular and scientifically significant Miocene and
Pliocene age fossils in the world!
DISCOVER! Your own fossils! From shells to
shark teeth, the "Pit of the Pungo" has a variety of fossils
waiting to be discovered!
Monday – Saturday 9am to 4:30pm;
Sunday 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Free Admission, groups are welcome!
400 Main Street, Aurora, North Carolina