Take a step back in time this weekend, to when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth!

Immerse yourself in prehistoric adventure for an entire weekend in the recently opened Dinosaur Hall at Cincinnati Museum Center (1301 Western Ave Cincinnati) this Saturday Feb 9 and Sunday Feb 10.

Meet Cincinnati’s newest, oldest residents and speak with experts about all things extinct (and not so extinct). Learn about Cincinnati’s role in the world of fossils, get your hands dirty and be ready to dig up something exciting!

 

Here are some of the fun-filled activities planned:

Saturday Feb 9

-Friends of Big Bone

-Meet Dr. Glenn Storrs, our Curator of Paleontology and Cameron Schwalbach, our Paleontology Collections Manager, to talk about all things dinosaurs and fossils.

-CMC programs, including Who Becomes a Fossil, Dinosaur Sizes and Pop-up Paleo Lab

-Flap your wings and soar through the Jurassic environment in our virtual reality Birdly experience. The Birdly experience is located in Dinosaur Hall and can be purchased during the event: Member $5, Non-Member $6. Must be 58″ or taller.

 

Sunday Feb 10

-Behringer-Crawford Museum Ordovician fossils

-Friends of Big Bone

-Ohio State University’s Orton Geological Museum

-Meet Dr. Glenn Storrs, our Curator of Paleontology and Cameron Schwalbach, our Paleontology Collections Manager, to talk about all things dinosaurs and fossils.

-Alongside Dinosaurs: Toothy Beasts of the Sea with University of Cincinnati

-CMC programs like: Who Becomes a Fossil, Dinosaur Sizes and Pop-up Paleo Lab

-Flap your wings and soar through the Jurassic environment in our virtual reality Birdly experience. The Birdly experience is located in Dinosaur Hall and can be purchased during the event: Member $5, Non-Member $6. Must be 58″ or taller.

Dino Days are free for members or included with a Discovery Pass (with the exception of Birdly Experience). Adult tickets are $14.50, Seniors $13.50, ages 3-12 are $10.50, ages 1-2 are $5.50 and admission is free for those under 1 year. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.cincymuseum.org/dino-days/.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.