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Paleontology Facilities

Dinosaur Discovery Museum

The Dinosaur Discovery Museum in Kenosha, Wis., is the only museum to exclusively focus on the link between birds and meat-eating dinosaurs, one of the most complete known fossil records. Carthage professor Thomas Carr is the museum’s senior scientific advisor. The museum also houses the Carthage Institute of Paleontology.

Carthage Institute of Paleontology

The Carthage Institute of Paleontology, housed in the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, is dedicated to the preparation and conservation of real dinosaur fossils. Carthage students have the opportunity to volunteer in the museum, as well as travel with Prof. Carr on an expedition to Montana to collect dinosaur bones from Hells Creek Formation.