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Release Date Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines Hosts Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum returns to the Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines on Oct. 21 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.  

The Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines is hosting its annual Night at the Museum Halloween celebration from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Children can trick or treat in a safe environment while learning about ancient marine reptiles, dinosaurs, prehistoric mammals and rocks through games and hands-on education. The staff and volunteers also dress up, making this a free and fun event for all ages. A donation of $10 is suggested per family and supports the Museum and the Paleontology Club at SDM.

Activities will occur in the Museum of Geology and the Paleontology Research Lab on the SDM campus. A campus map can be found here.


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Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.

Contact: Gray Hughes, 605-394-2554, Gray.Hughes@sdsmt.edu