Iowa Archeology and Artifacts

Mammoths, mastodons, and giant ground sloths peak your curiosity? Join a Polk County Naturalist for an overview of Iowa’s geological past and the survival of early humans in Iowa. We will take a “behind the scene” tour of the recently opened artifact exhibit and see additional artifacts not on display.


COST: Free

AGES: Recommended ages 10+ accompanied with an adult

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Jester Park Nature Center, Families, Accessible

Upcoming Times

This event is not currently scheduled.