Museum hosts special event next Thursday

Victoria O’Brien

The Greybull Museum will be hosting a Night at the Museum on Thursday, April 25 from 4:30-7 p.m. as it gears up to formally reopen following 2023’s flood and subsequent repair work. The schedule will include several kid-friendly activities as well as two talks with local archaeologists.
When doors open at 4:30 p.m., guessing jars will be on hand with prizes  including petrified wood and polished agates for $1 buy-ins. Beginning at 5 p.m., there will be a baseball card collector available for trades or sales, and experts will be on-site to identify mystery rocks from guests’ collections. From 5:30 p.m., children can break open geodes, rocks lined with cavities of crystals or other minerals, and at 6 p.m., a mermaid will appear and pose for pictures for $1.
Two presentations will be held as well. From 4:30-5:15 p.m., there will be a flint knapping demonstration on how early Native Americans crafted arrowheads with Bill Matthews, and from 5-5:45 p.m., there will be a presentation on the Cloud Peak Wilderness’s unique place in archaeological history with Bill Laurent.
Walking tacos will be available for purchase from 5-7 p.m.
The Greybull Museum is located at 325 Greybull Ave.