National Dinosaur Museum
Name: National Dinosaur Museum
Location: Gold Creek Village, Gold Creek Road and Barton Highway, Nicholls ACT 2913
Opening hours: 10am - 5pm (9am on ACT School Holidays) from Saturday to Thursday. Last admissions are at 4.30pm | Closed Christmas Day
Description: The National Dinosaur Museum has Australia's largest display of dinosaur and prehistoric fossil material. Indoor activity.
Price guide: $
Phone: 1800 356 000 (toll free) or (02) 6230 2655
The National Dinosaur Museum holds the largest display of dinosaur and other prehistoric material in Australia. Fun for the whole family, it also provides a comprehensive educational experience too.
Voted one of the top six most Innovative Tourist Destinations in Australia and an awards finalist for the 2008 Travel and Tourism awards, the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra has 23 skeletons and more than 300 displays of fossils.
The exhibitions show visitors evolution from the beginning of the earth and life to the present and some of the most recent animals.
Attracting a large number of people each year, the museum also holds holiday activities for school kids including night tours, and has school programs to further children's education about dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.
You can also get a hold of two publications at the museum - a magazine called The Dinosaur Age that is published every four months and the prehistoric encyclopaedia eDinosauria.
If you would like free admission for one year into the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra, become a member of the museum. With a membership you can also receive discounts from the shop as well as birthday parties, a free copy of eDinosauria and a free subscription to The Dinosaur Age magazine.