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January 11, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for the Dino Day festival on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at VMNH! Enjoy spectacular exhibits, fascinating presentations, and fun hands-on activities. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event: Dino Day festival
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Venue: Virginia Museum Of Natural History
Address: 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112

This spectacular family festival features exhibits, games, food and fun activities for visitors of all ages.

Specimens on display at the festival will include:

  • Allosaurus
  • A skeleton of a 14 million year old baleen whale - Eobalaenoptera - suspended from a towering 40-foot ceiling
  • An animatronic model of a Triceratops
  • A model of a Syntarsus dinosaur with its prey
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex skull
  • Phytosaurus model
  • Pteranodon
  • Acrocanthosaurus
  • Tenontosaurus
  • Deinychus
  • Triceratops
  • And much more, including dinosaurs bones and other fossils collected at Virginia Museum Of Natural History research sites around the world.

Activities will include:

  • The Dino Dig Pit
  • Dino Crafts
  • Special Dino films
  • Costumed Dino characters, including Cera the Triceratops
    And much more!

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.

More details will be announced soon.  For more information, please email  We look forward to seeing you at Dino Day!