NBC 5 and The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary invite you to travel back in time and experience Dinosaurs Live! starting Saturday, September 1, 2018 through Monday, February 18, 2019.
Visitors will be able to let their imagination run wild along a half-mile nature trail with ten life-size animatronic dinosaurs. At this Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaur exhibit, these dinosaurs will move and roar, providing an experience for all. This exhibit will also offer educational facts about both herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs.
Future paleontologists will enjoy an outdoor fossil dig and will have the opportunity to play on stationary baby dinosaurs. Guests will also have the opportunity to take part in a photo-op with the 46-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex or the Pachyrhinosaurus. The Dinosaurs Live! exhibit trail is jogging-stroller friendly, giving families and friends a unique, exciting and educational activity to experience together.
The exhibit features the infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex, a spitting Dilophosaurus, a Therizinosaurus, a Triceratops, a Styracosaurus, an Allosaurus, a Tarbosaurus, a Brachiosaurus, a Baryonyx and a specially-painted Megalosaurus.
Dinosaurs Live! is sponsored by NBC 5 and powered by GDF Suez. This exhibit is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.
For more information, visit www.heardmuseum.org.
September 1, 2018 – February 18, 2019
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX 75069
About the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas, is the result of Bessie Heard’s vision for the future and her commitment to the community and North Texas. Founded in 1967, the Heard consists of a 289 acre wildlife sanctuary and a natural science museum for the primary purpose of educating children about nature. The Heard exists to bring nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience, restore, and preserve our priceless environment.
The Heard’s purpose is threefold: education, conservation, and preservation. In keeping with Miss Heard’s vision, Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary emphasizes an appreciation of nature and its conservation through education.