Dino Fest!

Dino Fest 

Thank you for joining us for Dino Fest this year! Check back next summer for 2019 festival dates. 


Join us for a two-day festival celebrating dinosaurs, their prehistoric past, and the science that brings their world back to life. Meet world-renowned paleontologists from the Museum's Dinosaur Institute and beyond as they discuss historic and ongoing fossil discoveries from around the world.

Visit exhibitors, catch a glimpse of rare specimens from the Museum’s collections, dig into hands-on activities, explore our world renowned Dino Hall with the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series, and so much more!


MEMBERSHIP: See it for free, become a Member today!

CURRENT MEMBERS: No need to make reservations, Member tickets are available the day of your visit at the Museum.

GROUP VISITS: Bring your group to experience Dino Fest. Discounted group rates are available for groups of 10 or more people.




Dino Fest brings in hundreds of dino enthusiasts of all ages to the Museum!

Guests can meet Museum scientists and see rarely exhibited objects from the Museum's collection. 


Take part in hands-on activities for the entire family. 


Enjoy a Dino Encounters Show!

Meet exhibitors showcasing, selling, and sharing dinosaur-related merchandise and more.  


Meet and greet with Buddy the Dinosaur from the PBS hit show Dinosaur Train

Dino Fest and other programming (excluding Spider Pavilion) are included with regular Museum admission. For additional information, call 213.763.3499 or e-mail info@nhm.org.

Antarctic Dinosaurs

Apr 3 - Jan 5

Gear up for an expedition of a lifetime. Travel to this icy continent and get ready to discover the world of Antarctic dinosaurs.

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Butterfly Pavilion

March 17 – Sept 2, 2019

Step into our butterfly wonderland to witness over 30 species flying all around you.

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