MAPS (Mid America Paleontology Society), Sponsor of National Fossil Exposition

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Current News for 2024

The dates for National Fossil Expo 2024 HAVE BEEN SET

EXPO 2024 is scheduled for October 18-20, 2024.

Hours will be 9am-5pm Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday, and 8am-3pm Sunday (limited dealers Sun).

The show will be held at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois.

This is a newer facility, with more square footage, restrooms, and easy access for the set up and tear down processes.

In 2024, admission to the show is still FREE FOR ANY WHO WISH TO ATTEND!!

The theme for EXPO 2024 is TBA, and the keynote address will be given by Joe Devera.

EXPO 2024 Show Promo Card:

Download promo card

Download EXPO 2024 Map

Archived Newsletters from 2015 - 2023 Available Below

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EXPO Info 2023 Newsletter

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Jan-April 2023 Newsletter

May 2022 EXPO INFO Newsletter

June-September 2022 Newsletter

Jan-April 2022 Newsletter

June-September 2021 Newsletter
EXPO 2021 Newsletter

January-April 2021 Newsletter

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Summer 2020 Newsletter

January-March 2020 Newsletter

EXPO 2020 Newsletter

Sept-November 2019 Newsletter

May-August 2019 Newsletter

January-March 2019 Newsletter

EXPO 2019 INFO Newsletter

May-August 2018 Newsletter

January-March 2018 Newsletter

MAPS Expo 2018 Informational Newsletter

May-August 2017 MAPS Newsletter

Jan-March 2017 MAPS Newsletter

MAPS EXPO 2017 Informational Newsletter

May-Aug 2016 Newsletter

May-Aug 2016 Newsletter

Jan-Mar 2016 Newsletter

MAPS Expo 2016 information

Sept-Nov 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

May-Aug 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

Jan-Mar 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

MAPS EXPO 2015 Info Digest Newsletter

Click here to view previous years' archived news.