Have a Dino Day

Calling all dinosaur lovers, enthusiasts, and future paleontologists! Get ready to experience paleontology come to life, and immerse yourself in everything dinosaur. There’s so much to explore at NHM. 


Dinosaur Hall

Travel back in time, 65 – 200 million years ago, and walk among giant long-neck dinosaurs and ferocious carnivores. See magnificent displays, including the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series.

Located on Level 1 

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Dino Lab

Get a behind-the-scenes view of our paleontologists at work! Watch how we prepare fossils that our Dino Institute has recently discovered.

Located on Level 2 

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Dinosaur Encounters

Watch as dinosaurs come to life! Take in a live performance featuring our realistic T. rex and Triceratops large-scale puppets, and learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Performances on most Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Located on Level 2 in the Mammal Hall 

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LEGO Jurassic World Big Build Sculptures

For a limited time only, check out a life-size re-creation of a major scene from Jurassic World made of over 700,000 LEGO bricks and weighing over 3,500 lbs!

Located on Level G in the Lower Otis Booth Pavilion and the Nature Garden


Paleo Play Zone

Be a paleontologist and get hands on. Explore the Paleo Play Zone with a fossil dig pit, table top dinosaur puzzle, and more!

Located on Level 2 in the Discovery Center 

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Dino Store

Find that perfect dinosaur gift or souvenir for any dino enthusiast.

Located on Level 1 in the Rotunda



On View

There are only two fossil specimens of Augustynolophus in the world, and both are here at NHMLA. Visitors to the Museum can discover this duck-billed celebrity  in the Dinosaur Hall.

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