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From Scientific Facts to Answers and Questions, Dinosaurs raise allot of hands. Dinosaurs are very fascinating and they are animals that we have never seen alive. But we always have more and more curiosity about them. For all of you dinosaur lovers here are some great exhibits for you to visit.

Dinosaur State Park

Not only is there allot to see and discover, but there is allot to do.

Under the Wondrous dome, they have;
-Dinosaur Tracks
-Life-size Jurassic Diorama
-Interactive Displays
-Discovery Room

On the Ground;
-More than 2 miles of Nature Trails
-Park Arboretum
-Picnic Facilities
-Mining for gems and fossils

And lots more

"We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find a display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Surrounding our Exhibit Center are more than two miles of nature trails and the Dinosaur State Park Arboretum, containing more than 250 species".
-Dinosaur State Park is part of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation,
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Contact Information and Hours of Operation

Dinosaur State Park
400 West Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut USA 06067-3506

FDPA Phone: 860-257-7601
Park Phone: 860-529-8423

E-mail: [email protected]

Open All Year Around

Park Grounds are open daily

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Trails close at 4 p.m.

Exhibit Center is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed Mondays.

Yale Peabody Museum

Come explore down and around the world at the Yale Peabody Museum

The year 2009 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Darwin, and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species.

The Museum is planning many activities as part of the international celebration of Darwin's achievements, among

them a new exhibition that will explore the relationship between Darwin and two of his contemporaries at Yale the

distinguished geologists James Dwight Dana and Othniel C. Marsh as well as modern research on natural selection,

particularly at Yale.

-Derek E.G. Briggs

For all of you Dinosaur Lovers the site to see is The Great Hall. You can see

Skeletons of Dinosaurs from the Museum's world-renowned paleontology collections.

Peabody has a new addition. They have welcomed a life-sized bronze statue of the dinosaur Torosaurus latus to their family. It is a 21 foot life size Torosaurus.

Rudolph Zallinger's The Age of Reptiles Mural is something beautiful to see. The mural takes up the whole East Side wall of the Great
Hall. The painting is one of the largest in the world. Zallinger's representation of the prehistoric plants and
animals is truly remarkable.

Contact information and hours of operations

Our mailing address is:

Peabody Museum of Natural History
Yale University
P.O. Box 208118
New Haven, CT 06520-8118 USA

Phone number: 203.432.8987

E-mail: [email protected]

The Yale Peabody Museum is open:
Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Bruce Museum

Bruce Museum Mission Statement
"The Bruce Museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of Art and Science to enrich the lives of all

people".

The Bruce Museum has allot to offer from digging to seeing.

Dinosaurs: The Art of Reconstruction

The exhibition also goes over changes in individual species based on new information:
from the fossil record
from current theories and
from knowledge of physiology and anatomy.

You can see paintings and sculptures as well as skeletal and fossilized remains.

Digging for Dinosaurs

In the Digging for Dinosaurs exhibition, guests get to be in the shoes of paleontologist's.

Examine various types of fossilized dinosaur remains, Scrape away to free cast dinosaur bones and other fossils in
the hands-on excavation area (when the area is supervised).

Other interactive stations include:
computerized CT scan of a dinosaur's skull that reveals the brain and nasal passages inside
microscope.

February 2009, the Bruce Museum is also showing a complementary exhibition entitled Dinosaurs: The Art of
Reconstruction, which explores how an artist reconstructs a dinosaur's appearance.

Contact Information and Hours of Operation

Museum Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm
Last admission 4:30pm
Closed Monday and major holidays

Bruce Museum
One Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (203) 869-6786

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