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Jurassic Giants

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience the largest animatronic dinosaur the Virginia Living Museum has ever featured. Our conservation garden will be the home of Giganotosaurus!

Experience a variety of other roaring, stomping, animatronic dinosaurs in indoor and outdoor galleries!  Journey back millions of years to the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods and experience life-like dinosaurs around every turn.

Dinosaurs will include indoor and outdoor galleries including the following Dinosaurs:

  • Giganotosaurus
  • Suchomimus
  • T.rex Photo-Op
  • Deinonychus Robot
  • Edmontosaurus
  • Edmontosaurus Nest
  • Euoplocephalus
  • Rogops
  • Styracosaurus
  • Therizinosaurus
  • Deinonychus Fossil Dig


Jurassic Giants

Sea Life Past and Present

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Time: 10am – 11am

Location: museum indoors

Cost: $15 per member, $35 per non-member (museum admission included)

Learn about our current oceans and what they looked like in the past. After searching for ancient ocean fossils (you can keep!), meet some of our aquatic ambassadors to learn about how they compare to their prehistoric ancestors.

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Minerals and More

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Time: 2pm – 3pm

Location: museum indoors

Cost: $15 per member, $35 per non-member (museum admission included)

There is a whole other world below our feet and it is constantly changing! Learn about the rocks and minerals that make up the foundation of our world. Then, search for mined minerals you can take home and learn how to identify them.

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