Dinosaurs Unearthed until April 28

Science, Technology and Inspiration Align as the Prehistoric Past Comes to Life at Dinosaurs Unearthed

The awe-inspiring stories of prehistoric earth are unfolding at the Museum of Natural History with the arrival of Dinosaurs Unearthed – an immersive exhibition that features dynamic scenes of life-size, lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons and fossils from around the world.  The experience presents two stirring tales of large-scale excavation sites from opposite sides of the globe and reveals secrets about life on earth, millions of years ago.

Dinosaurs Unearthed inspires excitement with realistic animatronic dinosaurs while presenting visitors with the science behind their discoveries.  The exhibition showcases more than a dozen roaring, breathing animatronic dinosaurs alongside a collection of fossils from across the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods and presents intriguing stories about dinosaur appearance and behavior. 

Dinosaurs Unearthed encourages guest participation with four interactive touch-and-learn stations and two interactive consoles where guests can control the movements of an animatronic dinosaur.  The young and the young at heart can play paleontologist at the dig table, where fossil replicas wait to be unearthed and identified.

The comprehensive display of science, technology and inspiration captures the human fascination with dinosaurs in an impressive exhibition. Custom-designed and handcrafted by paleo-artists especially for Dinosaurs Unearthed, each of the animatronic dinosaurs and fossil replicas present a clear representation of the best available knowledge from paleontologists. A team of science and design experts has ensured that the exhibition is both visually impressive and authentic to what scientists know about dinosaurs today. 

Dinosaurs Unearthed is opens in January 2019.

About Dinosaurs Unearthed

Dinosaurs Unearthed, located in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, produces a range of traveling exhibitions that includes Dinosaurs Unearthed, Dinosaurs Alive!, Extreme Dinosaurs, Xtreme BUGS! and Creatures of the Deep. The company creates outstanding guest experiences that are engaging, entertaining and grounded in current science. Since the company’s launch in 2007, exhibitions have opened to great success throughout North America, Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, inspiring millions of guests in museums, science centers, zoos and other venues.  www.dinosaursunearthed.com

Educator’s Guide

Field Trip Activity and Classroom Lesson Plans (PDF 1.6 MB)