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Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day

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Add to calendar 2019-06-22 10:00:00 2019-06-22 14:00:00 Event-Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day-NHM Natural History Museum nhm infoweb@nhm.org America/Los_Angeles public
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The fossil record tells us about the environments and events from long ago and help us make decisions about the future. At the Natural History Museum, our Dinosaur Institute houses fossils that have been acquired over nearly a century—and our paleontologists are still making new discoveries every day!

Learn what NHM paleontologists uncovered during recent exciting excavations through our newest temporary exhibit, Antarctic Dinosaurs, run into dinosaurs at our Encounters show, and talk with museum educators about our extensive fossil collections.  

Use code FAMILYDAY online or at the door to receive $2 off Adult General Admission.

Schedule of Programs

10 am- 2 pm | Activity Stations: Cryolophosaurus Masks & Sun Print Trace Fossils
No tickets necessary | All ages welcome

10 am- 2 pm | Hands-On Station: Fossil Casts from Antarctica
No tickets necessary | All ages welcome

10 am- 2 pm | Exploration Station: Dinosaur Institute 
No tickets necessary | All ages welcome

11:30 am | Sensory Friendly* Dinosaur Encounters Shows
Limited capacity | Recommended for ages 5 – 10

1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm | Dinosaur Encounters Show
No tickets necessary | Recommended for ages 5 - 10

All Day | Dinosaur Hall Scavenger Hunt
No tickets necessary | All ages welcome


*Sensory friendly programming and resources will be offered at this event. Prepare for your time at the Natural History Museum with our downloadable pre-visit materials:

Special thanks to Bose, the California Mental Health Services Authority, and our Sensory Friendly Advisory Committee for supporting sensory friendly initiatives at the Natural History Museum.

 

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Antarctic Dinosaurs

Discover new species of dinosaurs as you follow in the steps of Antarctic adventurer-scientists.

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Dinosaur Hall

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Learn more about Dinosaur Hall
Dinosaur Lab

Watch real scientists prepare fossils every day.

Learn more about Dinosaur Lab