October 12, 2013–March 30, 2014
$5 Non members plus general admission
Roaring, moving, life-size, animatronic dinosaurs invade the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate—down to the feathers on T. rex—Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, fossil casts of skulls, claws and horns, real specimens of mosasaur and spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor egg, and the ever-popular coprolite (dino poop). A dig site for young paleontologists, a Dino Detective touch-screen quiz, chances to control dinosaur movements, and other activities encourage exciting hands-on exploration.
Entry to Dinosaurs Unearthed cannot be guaranteed after 3pm.
Animatronic dinosaurs you'll see in Dinosaurs Unearthed:
- 3 juvenile allosaurs
- 1 microraptor
- 1 protoceratops
- 1 juvenile stegosaurus
- 1 juvenile triceratops
- 1 juvenile T-rex
- 1 velociraptor
- 1 yangchuanosaurus
- 1 adult Tyrannosaurus rex (in front of the museum)
- 1 Ruyangosaurus (in the Art of Science Gallery)
- 1 Yangchuanosaurus (in Dinosaur Hall)
What others are saying about Dinosaurs Unearthed:
"Visitors will feel immersed in their world, and by the end of the exhibit will find a new perspective of these creatures that were once living, breathing animals inhabiting our planet." - Geekadelphia
"The academy is the perfect place to display these high-tech giants...At Dinosaurs Unearthed, questions are not only welcomed but encouraged." - South Jersey Times
"If you’re looking for the perfect spot to take your next selfie, head over to Logan Circle — there’s a 40-foot-long T. Rex outside the Academy of Natural Sciences just made to order." - Metro
"Dinosaurs Unearthed brings a stampede of life-size, roaring, moving, animatronic dinosaurs to the Logan Square museum... Hands-on fun abounds as well." - Uwishunu
Support for Dinosaurs Unearthed provided by:
VWR Charitable Foundation
Buckley & Company, Inc.