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New dinosaur experience open at Virginia Living Museum

Posted at 7:08 AM, May 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-22 07:49:51-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Virginia Living Museum has been bringing animatronic dinos to Hampton Roads for 29 years!

This summer they have never-before seen, indoor and outdoor dinosaurs and a variety of dino-themed experiences in Destination: Dinosaur!

The exhibits are open now and will close on September 3.

There are 7 dinosaur-themed experience including indoor and outdoor exhibits.

  1.  Animatronic Dinosaur Indoor Gallery – with eleven dinos and babies
  2. Life-Sized Animatronic T.rex in Garden
  3. Pachyrhinosaurus Photo-Op in Garden - sit on it slide on it!
  4. Water Spitting Dilophosaurus and Baby – how wet will you get?
  5. Original Virginia Dinosaur Tracks – at the base of the indoor spiral staircase
  6. Shows: Live Theater “The Rex is Right” | Planetarium “Did Asteroid’s Really Kill the Dinosaurs?| Live Animal show in main floor “Daring Dinosaurs”
  7. Dinosaur Discovery Trail – with 16 static replicas of dinos, fossil huts, dig pits… the VLM’s own Jurassic Park!  You may even see our “Dino on the Loose”.

Click here for more information on the exhibit.