Exhibit on view: June 28, 2019 - February 23, 2020
Dinosaur Discovery explores the world of modern paleontology and the discoveries that reveal how dinosaurs lived, moved and behaved. Everything we know about these prehistoric animals comes from fossils unearthed by paleontologists. These scientists study ancient life by examiningtheir finds and piecing together clues from the past. This exhibit was developed by the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
Examine real and replica fossils of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals
Act like a paleontologist and uncover replica fossils in a dig pit
Navigate the gallery with a scavenger hunt
Dress up like a paleontologist
Create your own dinosaur and give it a scientific name
Explore the book nook and read about dinosaurs
Check out the video below for a virtual tour the exhibit!