Dino Discoveries

Daily Event Activities

Dino Detective

Daily, 9:30am to 5:00pm
Become a palaeontologist. What dino discoveries will you uncover in our dino dig pits?
Guardian supervision required.

The Nest

Daily, 9:30am to 5:00pm
A space for younger tots to learn about dinosaurs through play. Lots of puzzles, toys and games.
Ages 3-8. Guardian supervision required.

Digging Up the Past

Monday - Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm
Watch our museum fossil preparator as she works on real dinosaur fossils from Winton.

Roving Dinosaur

Monday - Friday, 10am, 12pm & 2pm
He's big. He's scary and he's on the loose! Watch out for our new life-sized dinosaur!

Dinosaur Trail
Daily, 9:30am to 5:00pm
Follow the museum trail in search of pre-historic creatures!

Dinosaur Craft

Daily, 9:30am to 5:00pm
Using our templates, colour in your own dino mask or finger puppets!


Special Events

Fossil Casting

Week 1, Monday - Friday, 10am & 1pm
Become a museum fossil preparator. Make your own fossil to take home.
Ages 5-12. Bookings required, phone 4726 0600.

Dinosaur Discoveries

Week 1, Monday - Friday, 12pm
Meet Queensland Museum palaeontologist Dr Alex Cook and learn about dinosaur discoveries of outback Queensland.

Dino Bots

Week 2, Monday - Friday, 10am, 12pm & 2pm
Get into robotics. Decorate one of our robotic Dino-bots and challenge the other Dino-bots to a race to the waterhole.
Ages 5-12. Bookings required, phone 4726 0600.

Sand Art

Week 2, Monday - Friday, 11am
Create your own dino masterpiece using templates and coloured sand.
Ages 5-12. Bookings required, phone 4726 0600.


Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 11am
Our museum volunteers will read their favourite dino storybooks with you!


Dinosaur Illustration

Enter the Naming Competition for our new Dinosaur!

Meet our new dinosaur! He’s big, he’s scary and he’s on the loose at 10am, 12pm and 2pm, weekdays during these school holidays.

We are calling on our visitors to suggest names for the dinosaur. Entry forms are available from the Museum and the winning entrant will receive a Dino Gift Pack from the Museum shop and a 2GB Ipod Shuffle.

Competition closes 9 July 2010.

Event Details

28 June 2010 12:00 PM - 09 July 2010 01:00 PM
Free with Admission