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Imagine what it is like to be a paleontologist digging for fossils and learn about our ancient past in this special family friendly event. Meet a Tyrannosaurus Rex and have your photo taken dressed as a dinosaur!

Children can dig for finds in our Big Dig pits and match them up to identify the creatures that lived on the earth millions of years ago, before exploring the galleries and marvelling at some amazing real fossil specimens from the local area. We will also be visited by a scary Tyrannosaurus Rex called ‘Titch’, who will be spending the weekend in our courtyard. Children can dress up like a dinosaur and have their picture taken with this almost life size dinosaur!

There is no need to book for this event and there is no charge to join in, just drop in throughout the day on the Saturday (10-5) or Sunday (10-4).

For more information, just contact the museum team.