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Explore the Dinosaur Discovery Trail at the Virginia Living Museum

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Dinosaurs have a permanent place in our hearts…. and, at the Virginia Living Museum! While dinosaurs used to be just a summertime experience,  the Virginia Living Museum welcomed their permanent exhibit – The Dinosaur Discovery Trail in the fall of 2016, and it does not disappoint!

The Dinosaur Discovery Trail Features Dinosaur Replicas of:

  • Allosaurus
  • Brachiosaurus & Brachiosaurus with twisted neck
  • Dromaeosaurus
  • Giant Pteranodon
  • Guanlong wucaii
  • Hypsilophodon
  • Parasaurolophus
  • Dromaeosaurus
  • Spinosaurus
  • Stegosaurus
  • Tenontosaurus under attack by Deinonychus
  • Triceratops
  • Tyrannosaurus rex
  • Velociraptor

The trail also includes a children’s play area, Paleo camp and dig pits for amateur paleontologists, including one with an actual whale specimen from Hampton Roads, and displays of dinosaur and Ice Age fossils.

Cost? Admission to the exhibit is included in museum admission. Plus, right now for a limited time, if you live in or work for the city of Newport News, you can take advantage of FREE ADMISSION!

For more information (and pictures of the exhibit): Click HERE!

BONUS INFO: Check out these upcoming #757 dinosaur-themed events, found on our Daily Activity Calendar!