New species of tyrannosaur dinosaur discovered by Badlands Dinosaur Museum

  [Nov-25-2022] Researchers from Badlands Dinosaur Museum today published a research paper which describes a new species of tyrannosaurid dinosaur. Elias Warshaw and Denver Fowler named Daspletosaurus wilsoni based on a skull and partial skeleton from ~76 million year old rocks of the Judith River Formation, Montana. The new dinosaur

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Job Ad: Museum hiring 500hr contract preparator

TERM-LIMITED (500HRS) FOSSIL PREPARATOR Dickinson ND. We are seeking a Fossil Preparator for a 500-hour contract position to work on assigned projects in the public viewing laboratory at Badlands Dinosaur Museum (Dickinson Museum Center, a department of the City of Dickinson, North Dakota). RESPONSIBILITIES The contractor shall principally perform fossil

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JOB: SEASONAL PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT

SEASONAL POSITION – MUSEUM PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT As part of its summer programming, Dickinson Museum Center is seeking a seasonal paleontology assistant for the 2022 summer tourist season, starting in mid-late May or early June (flexible), and lasting up to 12 weeks. POSITION SUMMARY: The seasonal paleontologist is a position that

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2 JOBS: MUSEUM EDUCATOR & FOSSIL PREPARATOR

2 FULL TIME POSITIONS – MUSEUM EDUCATOR & FOSSIL PREPARATOR Badlands Dinosaur Museum at Dickinson Museum Center (City of Dickinson, North Dakota, USA) is proud to present openings for two full time paleontology positions: MUSEUM EDUCATOR and FOSSIL PREPARATOR. Full details of both positions can be found at the City

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JOB: SEASONAL PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT

SEASONAL POSITION – MUSEUM PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT As part of its summer programming, Dickinson Museum Center is seeking a seasonal paleontology assistant for the 2021 summer tourist season, starting in mid-late May or early June (flexible), and lasting up to 12 weeks. POSITION SUMMARY: The seasonal paleontologist is a position that

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Raptor braincase discovered by Dickinson scientists

December 23rd, 2020: New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes part of a braincase from the dromaeosaurid “raptor”  dinosaur Saurornitholestes. Read more on our Press Page…

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FREE EVENT: Annual Field Report (Nov 19th)

ANNUAL DINOSAUR FIELD REPORT (Nov 19th 6pm): Dr. Denver Fowler and Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler present the latest discoveries from our summer fieldwork digging dinosaurs, and the latest news from Badlands Dinosaur Museum. (NOTE: unlike in previous years, the 2020 presentation will not be given in a lecture hall –

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DINO DAYS in the Field

Watch how the paleontology field crew from Badlands Dinosaur Museum finds and digs up dinosaur bones in the beautiful badlands of Montana! This summer, the museum’s weekly outreach program, Dino Days, aimed to teach kids all about paleontology, geology, and all things dinosaurs. For our last Dino Days of the

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“Captain Hook”: new species of bizarre dinosaur named by Dickinson scientists

New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes a new species of the bizarre alvarezsaurid dinosaurs, called “Trierarchuncus prairiensis” meaning “Captain Hook of the prairie”. Read more on our Press Page…

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Dino Days

Happening all summer long on Fridays and Saturdays. All ages welcome! This drop-in activity is included in the price of admission to the museum. There will not be an activity at the Museum on July 4th since the Museum is closed. We will be participating in the parade downtown. Check

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