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Dinosaur Discovery at the Queensland Museum

by Amber (follow)
Having a dinosaur mad five year old, we decided to visit the Dinosaur Discovery exhibition at the Queensland Museum.

The exhibition runs until the 9th October and the cost for a family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) is $45, which is great value as you will easily spend a few hours looking around.

Dinosaur Discovery features twenty animated dinosaurs with stunningly life like movements and sounds and they each come with their own touch screen tablet, featuring mini games and information on different species. You could even listen to a voice recording which said the name of the dinosaur- very helpful for a Mummy who has no clue on how to pronounce most of their names!





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There were many life like displays including dinosaur bones, foot prints and dinosaur eggs. They even had dinosaurs projected on a large screen so you could see the actual sizing of them, which all the kids loved!






Outside is a smaller display where you're able to sit down and watch a video or take a look around at a couple of the older dinosaur models, which also come with fun little boxes and even more dinosaur facts!

Once you've learnt all you can about our prehistoric friends, there are also some other displays to view about energy consumption and how to save power.





After finishing in the exhibit you can head to the gift store- the museum has two, one inside the Dinosaur Discovery area and one at the entry.

The gift store offers a pretty good range of things to choose from. Our oldest got a mini wooden robot and our other two got some little 'watch them grow eggs'. Even Mummy and Daddy were able to find something- two extra EXTRA large T-Rex mugs!

You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April at New Farm Park.
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Warning, the cost is on the higher end of things and if you have more than one child you might want to keep that in mind before heading in there!

Outside of Dinosaur Discovery, the museum itself has so many exciting things to take in, from cultural heritage and science exhibits as well as human achievement displays. Our kids loved the bugs and wildlife section and our oldest was able to view a lot of Indigenous Australian history and art- something he is currently learning in school. And all of those areas are FREE!

All in all the Queensland Museum offers so much entertainment, even younger children will be excited to spend some time there!





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If you need some time out from the kids over the weekend, want to enjoy a bit of adult conversation and a relaxed tour of the city, Brisbane Food Safari Club has a new experience starting in July.
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April at New Farm Park.
Do you want to learn how to knit? Or have recently started and would like to meet some new friends to share your creativity with, all while having a good chat? The Brisbane Knitting Club has classes for you!
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