Dino Discoveries 2011

Monday 27 June – Friday 8 July 2011

Become a junior paleontologist at the Museum of Tropical Queensland's Dino Discoveries holiday program. Meet Dinomite, our VERY OWN dinosaur! Dig for fossils, enjoy games, storytelling and more!

Dinosaur Trail 

Daily, any time, self-led activity
Follow the museum trail in search of pre-historic creatures! 
all ages

Dinosaur Craft

Daily, any time, self-led activity
Using our templates, colour in your own dino mask or finger puppets! 
All ages

Dino Detective 

Daily, any time, supervision required.
Become a palaeontologist. What dino discoveries will you uncover in our dino dig pits?
All ages.

The Nest 

Daily, any time, supervision required.
A space for younger tots to learn about dinosaurs through play. Lots of puzzles, toys and games.
Suitable for ages 0-5yo.


Mon-Fri,11:30am and 2:00pm 
He’s big, he’s scary and he’s on the loose! He's our life-sized carnosaur mascot.
All ages.

Story Telling 

Week days,10:30am 
Our museum volunteers will read their favourite dino story books with you! 
All ages.

Fossil Casting 

Monday 27 June - Friday 1 July,10am and 12 noon 
Become a museum preparatory. Make your own fossils to take home. 
Bookings required
Suitable for ages 5-12 yo.

Dino Skeletons 

Monday 4 July - Friday 8 July, 10am and 12 noon 
Learn about skeletons while you work as a team to piece together our giant dinosaur skeletons. Make your own articulated dinosaur to take home.
Bookings required
Suitable fo ages 5-12 yo.

Sand Art 

Monday 4 July - Friday 8 July,10am-2pm
Create your own dino masterpiece using templates and coloured sand. 
Cost of $2.20 per child is payable on the day.
Suitable for ages 5-12 yo.

Finding Fossils  

For scheduling details, call 4726 0600.  
A hands-on opportunity for older children and adults to find and identify their own fossils.
This very special activity is made possible with the support of Australia’s Dinosaur Trail and Kronosaurus Korner. No bookings are required.
Suitable for ages 8 yo through to adults.

Event Details

27 June 2011 09:30 AM - 08 July 2011 05:00 PM
Free with Admission
Sand art activity costs $2.20 per worksheet.