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The Griffin & the Dinosaur

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive Houston, Texas (map)

Dr. Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University

People have told exciting stories about griffins, dragons, sea monsters, and giants for thousands of years. Were they real?  Could fossils be the inspiration for fantastic animals?  What is the truth?  Science meets mythology in this family talk.  Suggest Age Range-Middle School Students and up

Presented in conjunction with Cabinet of Curiosities exhibit.  

Suggested ages: Grades 6-12 and adults

$5.00AIA & HMNS members, $5.50 general admission
Talk followed by tour of Morian Hall of Paleontology; free with museum admission.