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DINO-Mite Adventures ALL SUMMER!

Turn summer into a DINO-MITE experience at Fernbank Museum. Learn more about the prehistoric stars of Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, from dinosaurs to flying reptiles, through immersive exhibits, unique opportunities and self-guided activities.


Special Summertime 2022 Activities:

  • Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family stomps into Fernbank on June 11 and is bringing a slew of activities with them for a Dino-Mite Summer that you’ll want to take a bite out of!
  • Dinosaur Birthday Bash takes place on August 20 for a rawr-some dinosaur party in celebration of Giants of the Mesozoic’s 20th anniversary, complete with a visit from our special guest dino friend, Giggy!
  • Take a step inside to beat the summer heat and view our Giant Screen Film, Dinosaurs of Antarctica! Brave the arctic tundra to unearth dinosaur secrets long-since frozen in time. Welcome to the lost prehistoric world of Gondwana. 
  • Join us for a dino-themed after hours event! Fernbank After Dark: Bones and Brews invites guests to dig up the dirt on dinos on August 12 from 7pm - 11pm. Alcoholic beverages and food available for purchase.
Dino Plaza

Daily Activities:

  • Start your visit in the Dinosaur Plaza and say hello to a trio of Lophorhothon atopus, a species that once lived in the region that is now Georgia.
  • Keep an eye out for T. rex while you get a glimpse of life during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods in the Dinosaur Gallery of A Walk Through Time in Georgia.
  • Step into prehistoric Patagonia in Giants of the Mesozoic and stand in awe of the 123-foot-long, plant-eating Argentinosaurus and the 47-foot-long, meat-eating Giganotosaurus. Look up and you’ll see two different species of pterosaurs soaring overhead.
  • Enjoy a prehistoric photo opp on the museum’s terrace (near the WildWoods entrance) with Stegosaurus, one of the most recognized dinosaurs due to the distinctive spikes and bony plates along its back.
Winter Wonderland

Not Just Dinosaurs!

It’s a dino-mite summer but there’s always so much more to explore at Fernbank. Check out some of these other fun adventures:

Fantastic Forces
Daily Programs and Events
Fernbank After Dark (ages 21+)
Giant Screen Theater
Fernbank Forest

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