Open Tues.-Sun. 12-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and holidays.
The Dinosaur Discovery Museum opened in 2006 in a renovated 1908 Beaux Arts historic landmark. Visit the only Museum to focus exclusively on the link between modern birds and meat-eating dinosaurs. See the largest collection of meat-eating theropods! Learn what these dinosaurs looked like, what they ate and how they behaved. See life-scale replicas of Tyrannosaurus rex, Gallimimus, Ceratosaurus, and much more. Discover the link between dinosaurs and modern day birds.
Check out the Carthage Institue of Paleonotoloy’s paleontology lab and the gift shop. Free programs for adults and families offered. Adult and school group tours welcomed.
Ask about our Junior Paleontologist Club.
And join us for Dino Digs: a fun, free program for aspiring young paleontologists. Experience first-hand the excitement of excavating a dinosaur fossil! Come and get your hands “dirty” every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.
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SPECIAL SUMMER 2013 OFFERING:
Whadda Ya Know Wednesdays: Join the Dinosaur Discovery Museum every Wednesday this summer (starting June 12) for a program designed to teach kids all about dinosaurs. Each week is a different theme with stories, activities, crafts and games to help kids learn about dinosaurs and the world of paleontology. Come to one or all of the programs and keep the fun and learning going all summer long. Free and open to the public, the program is 1 - 4 p.m.
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Have you ever been walking around the dinosaur gallery and had a question about the collection or paleontology you want answered? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the lab? Join DDM Curator of Education Nick Wiersum for a guided tour around the Museum and have all your questions answered!
Museum Crawl is a progressive party at the three Kenosha Public Museums: Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Civil War Museum and Kenosha Public Museum. Tickets include food, beer, streetcar fare, a goodie bag and a chance to win great door prizes! This is a 21+ event.