Our family has attended similar events including Discover the Dinosaurs in Minneapolis the past few years. It was pricey but was better than we expected. The event was in a big space at the Minneapolis Convention Center (same place again this year) and there were a ton of life-like dinosaurs and displays that were both interesting and educational. We all enjoyed it – kids and adults alike – and we spent 2-3 hours there.
- What it is: a prehistoric-themed, immersive event where families can walk through the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic periods and encounter more than 80 painstakingly replicated, true-to-size dinosaurs
- The dinosaurs: They don’t just stand and look pretty, they roar, move, and sometimes walk around. The baby dinos even meet and interact with visitors, and have been known to snatch baseball caps right off of unsuspecting heads.
- The attractions and activities: Guests can dig up fossils like a real paleontologist, ride a 24-foot-tall Tyrannosaurus rex, learn how prehistoric animals lived at Dino Science stations, as well as meet our baby dinosaurs and enjoy walking dinosaur shows, dinosaur themed bounce houses, science stations and a dino cinema! There will also be face painting, crafts and coloring stations and much more.
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Friday, November 22, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 23, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 24, at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Visit the Jurassic Quest website for more details.
Active Duty Police, Firefighters, Paramedics as well as Active and In-Active Military Personnel, their spouses and kids save $2 on each ticket. (Must present ID at event.)
Otherwise/Everyone else, get your discounted tickets here!
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