Day of the Dinosaurs

Saturday 16 February | 9.30am-5pm

Join us for a roarrring day with live shows, discovery zones and fun activities for all dino fans big and small. We're bringing back some of our most popular activities from over the years to collide in one giant event of prehistoric play and learning!

All activities and special events are free with Museum admission.


Mini Dinosaur Trail

Can you find the mini dinosaurs hidden throughout the Museum? Follow the clues to find them all to go into the draw to win Dinosaur Prize Pack.


3D puzzle creations in the Great Gallery

Evolve or Perish Board Game

Grab a friend or two and have some fun!


Build you best dinosaur in one of the LEGO® maker spaces

Dinosaur Masks

Make and colour your own dinosaur mask to take home



Palaeo Fossil Preparation Lab | 9.30am – 2pm

Meet Museum palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen, touch and work on real fossils in the lab and view others under microscopes. *Participants must wear closed in shoes. Age restrictions apply.

T-Bone the Teenage T-Rex | Various times

Has escaped! See him roaming the Museum throughout the day.

Dinosaur Story and Craft Time | 9.45am and 11am

Meet Baby T-Rex! Give his feathers a pat, take a photo and learn all about these Cretaceous carnivores. Ideal for kids aged 6 and under.

Dinomite Shows | 10.30am and 1pm

Meet the Dinomite the Allosaur – a roaring, charging, pooing dinosaur – in this fun, interactive show.


Guess how many dinosaurs are in the giant barrel for your chance to win an awesome Dinosaur Prize Pack! 

Tag all your dinosaur memories #museumoftropicalqld


Event Details

16 February 2019, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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