Museums at Night - Dinosaur Night

19 May 2017

SOLD OUT The T-Rex is back at The Collection this May when The Collection will once again be participating in Museums at Night.


Adult Entry: £5.00
Child (3 - 18) Entry: £8.00
Child (2 and under) Entry: Free

Ticket includes:

  • Get up close with the T-Rex - The T-Rex will be making two 30 minute appearances at 5.00 pm and 8.00 pm with an opportunity to have a photo with the T-Rex at 7.00 pm (don't forget to bring your camera!)
  • Choose two of the following craft activities: (1) Dinosaur Mask Making, (2) Make a Dinosaur Glider, (3) Design your own Dinosaur, (4) Sew your own Dinosaur
  • Giant Dinosaur Egg Photo opportunity - pose for photos inside a giant dinosaur egg.  Little ones can dress up as a Dinosaur too
  • Dinosaur Egg Trail around the Museum - complete the trail and collect your reward
  • Fossil Object Handling - Touch the past in our object handling sessions
  • Name the Dinosaur - Correctly guess the name of our Dinosaur and get to keep him!

Additional extras:

  • Newly Hatched Baby Dinosaur Picnic - Fun for children of all ages.  Tickets £8 per child (must be purchased with a museum entry ticket).  Picnics take place at 4 pm and 6 pm in the auditorium.  If the giant T-Rex is too ferocious, younger children will enjoy the chance to have a picnic with the more gentler and playful baby dinosaurs.  Price includes: an exclusive opportunity to meet the baby dinosaurs (they won't be making any other appearances), photo opportunities and picnic tea (Dinosaur Sandwich, Dinosaur Cookie, Cheese bite, fruit and a soft drink).  Places are strictly limited and advance booking is essential either in person at the museum reception desk or by phone 01522 550965 during opening hours, daily 10 am to 4 pm.  
  • Dinosaur Big Dig. £1.50.  Search for a dinosaur hidden in the gravel - which one will you find?
  • Dinosaur Face Painting.  £2.00
  • Extra craft activities will be available to purchase on the night.

Entry is by ticket only - book early to avoid disappointment.

In person: At the museum reception desk, open daily 10 am to 4 pm
By phone: Call 01522 550965 during opening hours