HISTORIC WORTH-A-VISIT SHARE: DINOSAUR EXHIBITS

England York Museum Dinosaur Exhibit (1)

With Jurassic World now in theatres around the world, kids are likely to have more interest in dinosaurs than ever before. (And even before, most of them were interested. There’s just something about the critters.) In consequence, dinosaur exhibits and inter-active programmes abound. Some, such as the ones at the Royal Tyrrell Museum near Drumheller in Alberta, Canada, or the Natural History Museum in London, England, are on permanent display. Others move around, and just might happen to be where you are. That’s what happened with us in the photo above (taken at the York Museum while on a visit home to England in 1993). The first Jurassic movie had just hit the cinemas, and while I didn’t take the next generation to that (the youngest one didn’t do fear well, and it had already resulted in nightmares for a neighbour child who was two years older), we did go to the exhibit. Even that made him a tad nervous since they MOVED, but the desire to look at dinosaurs won out.
Anyway, if you’re looking for a Dino experience for your kids this summer, try these places.
Canada: http://www.tyrrellmuseum.com/visit.htm
U.S.A.: http://discoverthedinosaurs.com/
Mexico & South America: http://www.dinodatabase.com/dinowhre07.asp
U.K.: http://dinosaurzoolive.com/
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/galleries/blue-zone/dinosaurs/index.html
Europe: http://www.dinodatabase.com/dinowhre05.asp
South Africa: http://daysofthedinosaur.co.za/about-the-exhibition/
Asia: http://www.dinodatabase.com/dinowhre02.asp
Australia: http://australianageofdinosaurs.com/museum-hub.php
New Zealand: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMGHD4_Dinosaur_Exhibit_Auckland_Museum_Auckland_New_Zealand

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