Dino Day

Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Sink your teeth into this prehistoric-themed program celebrating some of the largest, most captivating creatures to ever roam the earth. 

Dino Talk

Take a step back in time as you listen in and learn more about dinosaurs from Fernbank’s exhibitions.
Great Hall, Lower Level (11:30am-1:30pm)

Live-Animal Encounters

Get a quick introduction to some live animals from Fernbank’s collections that are related to creatures from the dinosaur era.
Tree Pod, WildWoods (10:30am-11:15am and 12:45pm-1:30pm)

Pterosaur Grabbing Game

Fly high as you transform into a pterosaur to grab prey from above.
Outdoor Terrace (11am-11:30am and 1:30pm-2pm)

Jurassic Park Jeep Photo-Op from Simpson Movie Cars

Fill your Instagram with selfies with these Jeeps that look straight out of Jurassic Park.
Dinosaur Plaza (10am-1pm)

Dinosaur Scavenger Hunt

Stomp and roar through Fernbank as you search for answers to dino-themed questions. Complete your scavenger hunt and say the key word at the bottom to win a free pterosaur glider** from the Museum Store.

Take-Home Craft

Before you go, pick-up this take-home craft that provides you an opportunity to create your own dinosaur fossil.

Fernbank Dinosaur Trading Card Giveaway**

Grab your dinosaur trading cards filled with stats and facts on different mighty dinos.

Meet Giggy the Dinosaur***

Take a socially distant selfie with Fernbank’s mascot, Giggy.

Museum Store

Take the fun home with you! Check out our featured merchandise inspired by today’s activities.

Learn more about Fernbank’s dinosaurs.  

Cost: Included with museum admission. Members FREE

Space is limited and advance online ticket reservations are required for members and non-members. 

*All activities are subject to change.

**Limit two per person, four per family. While supplies last.

***Time and appearance subject to change