What is myFOSSIL?

Watch the video to learn more about myFOSSIL and why you should join our social paleontology community!

Not sure what resources we have to offer?

Let’s take a look around – Here we will list out some of our favorite pages on the website!

Fossil Gallery – Build your own digital personal collection on the myFOSSIL website by uploading and cataloging your fossil discoveries with a click of a button!

You can contribute to paleontology research and build your knowledge of other collectors all across the globe. 


Be sure and check out the myFOSSIL Mobile App now available internationally on the App Store and Google Play!


Forums – Not sure what kind of fossil you discovered? Don’t worry, our forums can help answer identification and other paleontology questions!

Our “What is it?” forum is popular for filling in the blanks when it comes to classification but there are topics focused on education, funding opportunities and many more.  


You can even suggest your own idea for a new forum like thoughts on open access papers or information on Paleobotany!  


Destinations – Looking for a paleontology organization in your area or want to discover something of your own? Here we have everything you need to begin your journey! 

On our destination page, you will find registered collection sites, field opportunities, museums and organizations dedicated to exploring the field.


There are opportunities throughout the United States so why would you wait to join our amazing paleontology community?