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Australian Age of Dinosaurs

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Address: Lot 1 Dinosaur Drive, Winton, Queensland 4735, Australia
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+61 7 4657 0712
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Australian Age of Dinosaurs is a museum focused on Australia’s...

The Australian Age of Dinosaurs is a museum focused on Australia’s evolutionary history, in particular the discovery, conservation, and research of Australia’s dinosaurs. It is a working museum – an education resource, research facility and tourist attraction. It features:• World’s largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils• Most productive fossil preparation laboratory in the Southern Hemisphere• Work on real, 95 million-year-old dinosaur bone fossils found in the Winton area• Spectacular views from the top of a giant mesa with striking rocky outcrops and canyons; walking trails; animal and bird life; it’s a photographer’s paradise!

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Interesting and educational!

This was so interesting to actually see all the fossils and dinosaurs that actually walked the earth. The tour was very informative and we saw just how these fossils are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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North Benton, Ohio
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North Benton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was so interesting to actually see all the fossils and dinosaurs that actually walked the earth. The tour was very informative and we saw just how these fossils are excavated and watched as volunteers chipped away at these artifacts.

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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are in the Winton area this really is a must see and well worth the time. A little off the beaten track, but not to bad, don't need a 4WD to access this. there is a bit of a steep jump up to get into the site and caravans need to be unhooked and left at the bottom.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to see we have found Dinosaurs in outback. We saw alot of real dinosaurs and could nearly touch them. We had 2 activities each half an hour each. Fantastic view. We got to see them at work painstakingly chiseling around a dinosaur bone. Very good attraction for kids as well as adults. Well worth it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew this is the Australian dinosaur capital. If you're into dinosaurs you'll love it. It's well put together and informative. They have big plans to grow and based on the current quality it will do well.

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Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did this museum on our way out of Minton towards Longreach. Road is a bit ruff so if your in a Carvan maybe leave it at the park and come back as there is a big climb. Museum itself was great as were the views from the Jump up. Highly recommend

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was an amazing and most interesting tour and place to visit, there's not a lot to Winton, but to seethes museum and discoveries is wonderful. Once you step outside to imagine where you're standing roamed such creatures. Not to be missed

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Fascinating and very interesting. We loved touring the place and seeing and hearing about the various finds and the work going on to reveal what they actually are. The presentations in the theatre were terrific and very informative. Well worth the visit. Don't bother forking out for the Society membership as you never hear from them even after emailing them... More 

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Winton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The staff are all friendly and knowledgeable during the tours and deliver at levels suitable for many ages. Only place in the world where you are able to view the actual fossils not replicas of them. A must see when you visit Winton.

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Glen Innes, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The age of Dinosaurs offers something for everyone whether you are young or old. Access is good and the facility opens up a new view of what existed in prehistoric times. The explanations in the technical and preparation area were concise and addressed a great variety of questions. Allow at least half a day and visit the information centre in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Fantastic facility. We had the privilege of doing a couple of days "Dino Prep". What an amazing opportunity. .

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