PaleoTime-NL is cancelled

On March 12th, the Dutch government has decided to forbid all events with more than 100 visitors. This means that we, as the organisation of PaleoTime-NL have to cancel our event as well. PaleoTime-NL 2020 is hereby is cancelled.

We will deliberate within the organisation about the next steps. We hope to be able to inform you as soon as possible.


On the PaleoTime-NL international fossil show, fossils can be exchanged, sold and bought. In addition, there is an identification stand by the Paleobiologische Kring and a varied program of lectures (in Dutch). This show is the largest paleontological event of the Netherlands! Entrance to this event is completely free! All the costs of this fossil show are completely covered by donations. For information for exhibitors, see our Exhibitor Information page.

PaleoTime-NL 2020 will take place at the Bouw & Infra Park in the city of Harderwijk.

  • Location: Bouw & Infra Park, Ceintuurbaan 2, 3847 LG, Harderwijk (NL)
  • Opening hours: 10:30 to 16:30 h
  • No entrance fee for visitors. A voluntary donation is much appreciated




Lecture programtt

Also this year, we will organise a lecture program, with popular-scientific lectures, on dinosaurs, mammoths en much more! Soon we will present the speakers, subjects and abstracts here.

Preparation demonstrationstt

Our preparators  of the Trilolab project will be giving another preparation demonstration. During the fossil show, a trilobite will be prepped, which will be raffled among our donors.


Identification standtt

Throughout the entire day, a collection of experts will be available to identify your fossils, at the identification stand of the Paleobiologische Kring.


Children’s activitiestt

Specially for our young collectors, there will be children’s activities during the fossil show. Among others, there will be a grab bag, coloring, microscopic fossil hunts and much more! There will be activities for children of all ages. The children’s activities of PaleoTime-NL are organized in collaboration with the workgroup youth activities of the Nederlandse Geologische Vereniging.


Click here for the promotional poster of the PaleoTime-NL international fossil show.