Fossils of the Michigan Basin

Fossils of the Michigan Basin

This exhibit showcases commonly found Devonian through Pennsylvanian fossils of the Michigan Basin which includes Northern Indiana, Southern Ontario, Northern Ohio, Eastern Illinois and Wisconsin.

The exhibit consists of Creatures that once lived in the ancient tropical seas that dominated the area 350 million years ago. Creatures such as trilobites, corals, crinoids, gastropods, cephalopods, bryozoans, brachiopods and even primitive placoderm fish.

The exhibit can be installed in as little as 500 square feet or as large as 1000 square feet. It is perfect for smaller museums and nature centers. It also can be combined with the Trilobite Treasures exhibit.

 020 023  016 007


Previous Venues

Jesse Besser Museum of Northeastern Michigan Alpena Iosco County Museum, Tawas, Michigan Castle Museum of Saginaw, Michigan Sarett Nature Center, Benton Harbor, Michigan Bay City Historical Museum, Bay City, Michigan Seven Ponds Nature Center, Dryden, Michigan Woodlawn Nature Center, Elkhart, Indiana Lakeshore Museum Center, Muskegon, Michigan, Historic Charleton Park, Barry County, Michigan  April 6, 2015 – June 26, 2015



One thought on “Fossils of the Michigan Basin

Comments are closed.