Aurora Fossil Museum - the USA

Best Non-Profit Science Museum - South Atlantic USA

The Aurora Fossil Museum, founded in 1976, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) science education resource center.

Our mission is to educate the public about paleontology in an engaging manner while emphasizing the natural and cultural history of Eastern North Carolina.

Located in a rural area of eastern North Carolina, the Aurora Fossil Museum provides a unique visitor experience, all while being admission-free!

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