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It’s “the days of the dinosaurs” at the Science Museum of Minnesota – Twin Cities


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The Science Museum of Minnesota explores all things dinosaurs and fossils with a new exhibit, “Ultimate Dinosaurs”, two new Omnitheater films featuring dinosaurs, talks from paleontologists, presentations and events during “Days of the Dinosaurs “.

This is of course in addition to the dinosaur and fossil exhibits at the St. Paul Museum.

Here’s what’s going on, according to the Science Museum:

The Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition (until April 10) – Presents some of the most spectacular dinosaur discoveries and highlights cutting-edge scientific research from the Southern Hemisphere over the past two decades to show how continental drift altered the landscape of the ancient world.

“Dinosaurs of Antarctica” can be found in the Omnitheater of the Science Museum of Minnesota. (Courtesy of SMM)

“Dinosaurs of Antarctica” (until June 30) – The film Omnitheater follows scientists in Antarctica on a quest to understand the profound transformation of the glacial continent over time while studying the similarities and differences between prehistoric climatic events and man-made warming today .

“Dino Dana” (until October 31) – Omnitheater movie featuring a young palaeontologist-in-training solving a dinosaur mystery.

Science Museum‘s Dinosaur and Fossil Gallery Features the 82-food long Diplodocus, the largest Camptosaurus ever discovered, one of only four mounted Triceratops in the world, the two new Quetzalcoatlus models, the T. Rex and more.

Open Labs at the museum – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Friday to December 17.

Lectures and presentations by paleontologists – With Dr Alex Hastings of the Science Museum and other local experts, from Saturday, November 6 to December 31 at 2 p.m.

Dinosaur nights – A four-week night out on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., starting Thanksgiving weekend and featuring weekly activities like shadow shadow, a flashlight scavenger hunt, and costume contest.

For more information on Days of Dinosaurs events, visit smm.org/dino-days. Tickets for the exhibition and the Omnitheater must be purchased in advance at smm.org/tickets, and face masks are required.

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