Aurora Fossil Museum, an engaging anchor of the town representing the culture of Aurora and surrounding communities

The Aurora Fossil Museum
400 Main St. PO Box 352
Aurora, NC 27806

P: 252.322.4238
W: Aurora Fossil Museum

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Saturday
9am to 4:30pm
Sunday (closed on
Sundays Labor Day through March 1st)

ADMISSION
Free Admission
groups are welcome

Visit The Aurora Fossil Museum

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EXPLORE....LEARN....DISCOVER the Aurora Fossil Museum!

The Aurora Fossil Museum: an engaging anchor of the town representing the culture of Aurora and surrounding communities.

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!

Free Admission, groups are welcome!

Aurora Fossil Museum Pit of Pongo
Native American fossil art at the Aurora Fossil Museum
Aurora Fossil Museum Shark teeth exhibit
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