Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Winton: Hours, Address, Australian Age of Dinosaurs Reviews: 4.5/5

Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Australian Age of Dinosaurs
4.5
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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 • Dinosaur Canyon walk with life-size bronze dinosaurs • Work on real, 95 million-year-old dinosaur bone fossils found in the Winton area • Spectacular views from the top of The Jump-Up (Australia's first International Dark-Sky Sanctuary) with striking rocky outcrops and canyons; walking trails; animal and bird life; it’s a photographer’s paradise!
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889 reviews
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David J
Cairns, Australia52 contributions
Great!
Aug. 2021
Great exhibits, great work going on there and the tours were conducted by knowledgeable staff. Not to be missed.
Written 9 September 2021
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GREAT review David! Thank you for visiting. :)
Written 9 September 2021
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Roslyn L
Brisbane, Australia20 contributions
Worth the time
Aug. 2021
If you get out to Longreach, make sure you go to Australia's Age of Dinosaurs, 20 minutes out of Winton. Australia did not discover that we had our own dinosaurs until relatively recently! The amount of work involved in setting this site up - the buildings, the fossils, bones, artwork ... - is a credit to those who have done it, volunteers included. The tour is extremely well organised both time wise and movement wise. Unfortunately, we did not make it out to the Lark Quarry as we had to drive the two hours back to Longreach before the kangaroos came onto the roads:)
Written 29 August 2021
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Thank you for visiting and leaving such a wonderful review Roslyn! Happy travels :)
Written 30 August 2021
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David H
Sunshine Beach, Australia76 contributions
Well worth the visit
Aug. 2021
Absolutely fabulous. A credit to David Elliot and his family for persevering and over many years bringing this amazing exhibition to life. Fabulous guides very informative and everyone was exceptional. We are not particularly into dinosaurs but the whole day was very well organised and the exhibition is superb. It’s in a very remote location but it’s world class. One could only hope we could invest more money from local and central government in this type of project than some of the rubbish they do spend money on.

Well done everyone involved I wish more people could get the chance to see your work.
Written 25 August 2021
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Thank you for visiting and leaving a review David. I am so pleased you had a good time! Hopefully you will be back soon to see some of our new, planned developments. Happy travels :)
Written 26 August 2021
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Greg T
Brisbane, Australia184 contributions
Great dinosaur experience
Aug. 2021 • Couples
Fantastic experience and well worth visiting. Newly opened attraction with foot prints in creek bed is fantastic. Good guides. Half day tour of $75 per person
Written 24 August 2021
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Thank you 388gregt! Happy travels :)
Written 26 August 2021
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Beryl Harch
9 contributions
Age of Dinasaurs Winton August 2021
Aug. 2021
The whole experience great & was well organised. It will be even better in the future with more exhibits planned. A great day out.
Written 22 August 2021
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Thank you EscapeCovidAug2021! Happy travels :)
Written 24 August 2021
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Diane B
Noosa Heads, Australia278 contributions
What an excellent Day
Jul. 2021 • Friends
Wow! This is an amazing day filled with all things Dinosaur. Kids will absolutely love it but definitely adults too!
This is a world class facility with incredible displays. The view from the main facility is incredible. There is a shop selling books, toys etc. as well as Food, drinks, ice cream and coffee.
From learning about Australia millions of years ago, seeing fossils of sea creatures and footprints of dinosaurs that once roamed what is now Outback Queensland. There’s three parts to see. A collection room where you can see discoveries being worked on.
A display of a river bed, it’s a considerable size, where dinosaur footprints can be seen. There’s also a walk.
There’s a movie & talk presented by one of the passionate staff. They explain what bones have been found and how they piece together when they don’t have every single bone.
Thoroughly enjoyed the visit and highly recommend a visit.
Written 21 August 2021
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WOW! Thank you for leaving such a positive and detailed review DianeB1699! Happy travels :)
Written 24 August 2021
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Annette_from_Aust
Melbourne, Australia51 contributions
Very interesting
Jul. 2021
This group of experiences are well worth a visit. It gets very busy, so book ahead (you can't do it on your own).
Written 17 August 2021
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Thank you for visiting and leaving a review Annette! Hope to see you back again soon :)
Written 19 August 2021
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Sarah B
Brisbane, Australia296 contributions
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Aug. 2021 • Friends
I really loved this attraction. We did the ultimate tour and loved all of the exhibits. The guides were very knowledgeable and passionate. The younger gentleman with the beard and long hairs enthusiasm and passion were contagious.
Written 14 August 2021
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Thanks Sarah! I am so glad you had a good time. Happy travels :)
Written 14 August 2021
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staceyswan83
Mackay, Australia83 contributions
A great insight into Aussie paleontology
Jul. 2021 • Solo
Very informative displays, tours were great, book ahead though, as when I was checking in some walkups unfortunately had to be turned away. Allow 4-5 hrs for all the tours/displays.
Written 9 August 2021
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Thank you for visiting and leaving a review Stacey. Safe travels :)
Written 14 August 2021
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Kevin R
Brisbane, Australia25 contributions
Very informative and well organised.
Jul. 2021
Very informative and well organised. Close to Winton. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Great few hours.
Written 31 July 2021
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Thank you for visiting and leaving a review 354kevinr! Hope to see you back again soon :)
Written 2 August 2021
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