Discover fossils and mammoths at museum event

The Ancient House Museum in Thetford. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

The Ancient House Museum in Thetford. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2013

Discover and learn more about fossils and mammoths at an event taking place at a Breckland museum.

Ancient House Museum, in Thetford, is hosting an event which will enable people to handle a range of real fossils that are millions of years old.

People will be able to learn more about mammoths and youngsters will be able to make some dinosaur and mammoth themed crafts to take home.

Oliver Bone, curator at the museum, said 'This is a brilliant opportunity for our visitors to explore our fantastic fossil collection.'

Staff from the Norfolk Museum Service's Natural History Department will be on-hand to also identify fossils people's fossils.

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The event will take place on Tuesday at 10.30am and is £2 or £1 for friends and museum pass holders.

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