Museum Soenderjylland, Gram Clay Pit, Gram

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Museum Soenderjylland, Gram Clay Pit is a special museum, situated on the brink of the former clay pit area. The museum is also a palaeontological museum that deals with the fossil remains of whales that has been dug out in the 10 million-year-old sea bottom, in the clay pit. As a special activity you can go hunting for fossils in the clay pit too. Fossil bone material must be handed over to the museum staff for further investigation, whereas fossil sharks teeth, sea urchins, and shells of snails and clams can be kept. Put Museum Soenderjylland, Gram Clay Pit into our Haderslev itinerary maker tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Here it is possible to find fossils at the end of the suburb dig a little bit. Here is that over time, inter alia, found the Whale bones and shark's teeth. Good hunting.
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  • I have visited the Gram Claypit many times, but on all those occasions the museum was closed so I cannot tell you anything about the museum. (Well, when I started to visit the claypit, there was no mu...  more »
  • The Museum by Gram clay pit contains particular fossils found in Gram clay pit. Forsteningerne is estimated to be about 10 million. years old, as the area was covered by sea. One can dig into Lergraven and home take the fossils to be found-and often you'll find something. The staff is incredibly helpful in telling. Entreeen is cheap. One should count on being well muddy but musset loaning rubber boots and other equipment. Musset is of moderate size and have a shop where you can buy fossils etc. from all over the world. You can take public transport to Grams, but a private car will be a big advantage. Digging in the Lergraven is best in reasonably good weather.
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