Age of the Dinosaur

Natural History Museum

21 April – 4 September 2011

(Standard adult entry £10, children £6)

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This has to be the ultimate children's summer exhibition, and for those adults with a fondness of earth's former tenants too! Travel back more than 65 million years to Jurassic forests and Cretaceous deserts and the meet life-size dinosaurs that lived in them.

Age of the Dinosaur

Through movie-set style moving animatronic dinosaurs, atmospheric smells and soundboards, it won't take long to immerse yourself in pre-historic lands. The blockbuster exhibition fuses the high-tech with the traditional wonder of the fossil to bring to life the captivating story of the age of the dinosaurs. This has to be the ultimate children's summer exhibition, and for those adults with a fondness of earth's former tenants too! Travel back more than 65 million years to Jurassic forests and Cretaceous deserts and the meet life-size dinosaurs that lived in them. Through movie-set style moving animatronic dinosaurs, atmospheric smells and soundboards, it won't take long to immerse yourself in pre-historic lands. The blockbuster exhibition fuses the high-tech with the traditional wonder of the fossil to bring to life the captivating story of the age of the dinosaurs.

Don't miss

This hands-on exhibition helps you get up-close and personal to some of the most ferocious creatures ever to have roamed earth, you can experience just how big a Tyrannosaurus rex footprint would have been, meet the enormous head and neck of the plant-eating Camarasaurus, and come face to face with the terrifying T-rex.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5.50pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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