Dino Day Festival
Make tracks to the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, January 23, 2016 for a festival of Jurassic proportions! Dinosaur skeletons and fossils, as well as dino-themed games, crafts and presentations will make this an event not to be missed for the dino-lover in your family!
NEW THIS YEAR
- We are partnering with Cold Blooded Encounters to provide visitors with a truly unique experience - get up close and personal with a live emu, highlighting the relationship between modern birds and dinosaurs. You can also meet the giant tortoise and crocodile!
- Full-skeleton casts of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops!
- Skull casts of Apatosaurus, Dunkleosteus, Appalachiosaurus and more!
- Fascinating presentations by Dr. Alex Hastings, VMNH Assistant Curator of Paleontology
- Full-skeleton casts of Acrocanthosaurus, Allosaurus, Tenontosaurus, Deinonychus, with skull casts of Tyrannosaurus rex and more!
- Real dinosaur fossils from the museum collections
- Games and crafts all day long
- Dino dig pit
- Get your picture taken with "Cera" the Triceratops!
Be sure to complete your visit with a stop in the VMNH Museum Store and PALEO Cafe for unique gifts, delicious lunches and snacks, and more. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you at Dino Day!
Special thanks to our Dino Day sponsors: