Hours and rates

Monday to Saturday 9-5, Sunday 10-5.

We will be closed Tuesday July 4 — Independence Day — and open on weekends only beginning September 2.

Penn Dixie members may visit the site at any time, free of charge. If members wish to visit on non-operating days, we request that they sign in online using our form or leave a message at 716-627-4560 indicating 1) member name, 2) expected day/time at the site, 3) the total size of the party, and 4) contact info if we need to get in touch.

Frequently asked questions guide


Adults $9; Children 12 and under $7; Children 2 and under and members FREE.

We also offer a premium fossil collecting experience through IfOnly.

Groups can contact us directly for rates and are welcome on all dates. Penn Dixie is accessible and has over 4,100 feet of paved trails for wheel chairs, walkers, strollers and wagons.

Veterans may visit Penn Dixie for free, during public days, if they present their Erie County ‘Thank A Vet’ Discount Program card.