The Carter County Museum - Ekalaka Montana

The Carter County Museum - Ekalaka Montana

Behind The Scenes Tour

Live via Zoom
Over 10 people have attended this class


Rest in Pieces and the Carter County Museum in Ekalaka Montana have joined forces to take you out of your living rooms and behind the scenes into the world of palaeontology and fossil preparation! 

The RIP team have been lucky enough to volunteer with the great folks at CCM to run taxidermy demonstrations and workshops.  To our great delight we were also part of some large digs out in the field and worked with the palaeontologists to dig  a 60 thousand year old Mammoth and a 60 million year old Plesiosaur. 

You will get to see the preparation of these specimens happening as well as many other exciting dinosaurs, fossils and specimens. 

All the money raised by this event will be donated to the Carter County Museum to assist with the fantastic work and programs that they bring to the community. 

During the behind the scenes tour you can ask questions live and you will also be invited to the exclusive Dying to Know group on Facebook where you can continue to pick our brains, share your creations and will have access to exclusive discounts and offers. 

The event will run from 10am on September the 5th. If you can't attend on the day you can purchase a ticket and will be sent a link where you can watch it for the 10 days that follow. 

We look forward to seeing you soon, 


RIP xx 

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What you will learn

  • Get up close with dinosaurs and fossils!

What you will get

  • A behind the scenes tour

What to bring

  • Your curious minds!

What to wear

Anything you feel comfortable in

Appropriate for

Anyone who loves science, history and animals

Rest in Pieces

(493 Reviews)

Taxidermy - Taxis 'arrangement' + Derma 'skin'

Natalie Delaney-John has travelled far and wide to learn the art of taxidermy and has been mentored by some of the world's best and most awarded taxidermists. She is the proud founder of Rest in Pieces, which launched Australia's first taxidermy workshops, conducts talks, demonstrations and now sells DIY kits so that you can learn this beautiful art in the comfort of your own home.

Since 2016, the Rest in Pieces team has expanded further into the 'dying arts', offering new classes and workshops aimed at preserving and presenting natural specimens. 

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4.8 (5 reviews)
Juliarated it
09 Sep 2021
Rest in Pieces did it again, by providing a wholly unique experience and access to a behind-the-scenes tour of the Carter County Museum in Montana USA - all from the comfort of home! Nate and Sabre have created something really special with their museum and were very generous with their willingness to answer questions and show us all the cool finds and toys that they get to play with. Thank you for your knowledge, enthusiasm and good cheer, you've given me a destination to dream about travelling to! Five stars from me (though please note: I am affiliated with RIP ;) )!
Jessrated it
06 Sep 2021
What a fascinating tour! Great to hear some interesting stories and see the behind the scenes stuff that you wouldn't usually get to see. The presenters were incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. A great 2 hour experience on a Sunday morning :)
Catherinerated it
05 Sep 2021
Another great online experience to see this museum from the comfort of my couch
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

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Rest in Pieces's refund policy is moderate.

  • Refunds: You may claim a refund, if you cancel up to 14 days before class starts. A AU$50.00 fee applies.
  • Transfers: If you cancel up to 14 days before the start date of the original class, you may transfer to a different class date or another class altogether from the same vendor. A AU$10.00 fee applies.
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No changes will be allowed after these times.

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In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit. Class cancellations may occur where necessary, for example where class bookings do not meet minimum numbers.

5.) COVID-19

Students agree not to attend classes if they are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 and/or if they have been advised to self-isolate in line with government restrictions. 

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