Benjamin Franklin Big Bone Lick is Boone County's unpolished gem or diamond in the rough when it comes to history and prehistory. It is Kentucky's own segue to our young […]

Big Bone History





Once again, the annual Salt Festival was a big success, drawing around 7,300 visitors for the 2019 three day event (October 19-21).  See some of the photos from the festival […]

2019 Salt Festival



Friends of Big Bone participated with an exhibit in the 2019 GeoFair show in Sharonville, Ohio on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The rock, fossil, gem, and mineral show provided […]

2019 GeoFair


The Cincinnati Museum Center sponsored "Dino Days" on Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10.  The event highlighted the recent renovation and reopening of the museum's Dinosaur Hall display area.  Friends of […]

2019 Cincinnati Museum Center “Dino Days”