Oh turns out it opened last October so maybe I'm not too far behind the times...
The center is open from 9am to 4pm, from Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on holidays.Admissions: Adults - $8
Seniors/Military - $6
Students - $4
Ages 3 and Under - Free
They encourage to ask about mock dig rates and scheduling.
The Fossil Discovery Center is located in Madera at 19450 Ave. 21 1/2, Chowchilla, CA. 93610Call (559) 665-7107 for more information or to check the center out online click HERE.
What a great day/field trip! Now I don't think they have discovered any dinosaur bones, but Mammoths and Saber Tooth cats are nothing to mock! They even work with Fresno State and accept help from volunteers! The center is located in close proximity to the rich dig site. I'm constantly impressed with all the valley has to offer.