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National Dinosaur Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dino fun

We enjoyed our visit to this small museum. It has some great artefacts inside and some fun replica... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Resort46389625436
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Great interactive displays for all the kids

Our 21/2 year old loved it here, lots to see and some to touch. Heaps of dinosaurs and props to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Brisbane, Australia
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The National Dinosaur Museum is Australia's largest permanent display of prehistoric specimens, located in Gold Creek Village near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The museum's exhibition follows the evolution of life, with a...more
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Cnr Gold Creek Road and Barton Highway | Nicholls, 2913, Australia
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+61 2 6230 2655
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All reviews gift shop activity sheet area downstairs lots of photo opportunities older kids great for kids cockington green year olds all ages other attractions interesting facts whole family couple of hours lots of fun school holidays ice age guided tour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a remarkable place for the young and old regardless what you think of dinosaurs. It is approximately 15 minutes traveling distance from Canberra’s CBD, located in Gold Creek Village – Nicholls with plenty of free parking available. You can’t miss this place as there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paulie S
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this small museum. It has some great artefacts inside and some fun replica dinosaurs both inside and outside - great for the kids and adults alike. The gift shop is out of proportion to the exhibition floor space is my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to take any child that like dinosaurs Indoor has a lot of dinosaurs and heaps of information on them Also has a great gemstone and fossil collection Then on the outside there is dinosaur display Some also move and make noise

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zoke13
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting here. The only thing which would have made it better would have been a knowledgeable staff member up stairs in the museum rather than no one. The gift shop was a treasure trove of goodies and my kids loved all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sparkles1310
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Arrived with our two grandchildren aged 6 and 8 and had an amazing two hours there. So much to read, touch, interact with and solve. Grand daughter almost solved the SENIORS word puzzle but got stumped on the 14 letter clue. The staff member was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gail T
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A fantastic place to take the kids any time of the year but especially good during school holidays. Lots of information and displays for kids of all ages and a shop with lots of goodies to spend pocket money on. Good parking and close to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank j9gibson
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I actually went here back in 2013! I went with my year 6 class and it was honestly the most memorable experience of my life that I'm actually aspiring to work in that field now. I remember all the information like the back of my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hannah F
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Our 21/2 year old loved it here, lots to see and some to touch. Heaps of dinosaurs and props to play around and not too expensive to get in.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deanosaur
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We took our 3 and 6 year olds here and they loved it. Our 3 year old loves dinosaurs, and even though he was initially a little scared, especially of the moving dinosaurs, he quickly fell in love with them. Its not overly big but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KerynO84
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Great for younger kids, things to touch and some animated exhibits, not too scary. The garden was fun!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Samcummins23
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Response from Rohan F | Reviewed this property |
I would say no, depending on if you are going with young kids or not. If you have young kids they will be heavily distracted and pulled towards the Dino garden out the front (uncovered) If your kids are a bit older or if... More
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