Night Openings


The National Dinosaur Museum & Cockington Green Gardens will both be opening late as part of Gold Creek’s Christmas activities.

Come and join in the fun on Friday 30th November and Saturday the 1st December 2018. It will be an experience not to be missed!

Children Free! – As a night visit bonus, children will be admitted ‘free of charge’ with an accompanying adult.

We look forward to seeing you and joining in the fun.

New Addition


Visitors to the National Dinosaur Museum can now get up close and personal with a giant Tyrannosaurus rex.

Standing over 8 metres tall and measure 20 metres in length, this new addition is larger than life!

School Holidays

Dinosaur planters

Size Matters

How do our dinosaurs measure up? Find out this school holidays! In this hands-on, interactive program you’ll see just how big some of our most popular dinosaurs really were. From brachiosaurus to velociraptor and more! Running every day of the ACT school holidays, this half hour activity is heaps of fun for all ages.

Activity runs at 12:30pm from September 29 – October 14

Free with normal entry

Dinosaur Hunt

This school holidays, all visiting children can take part in a dinosaur hunt activity at the National Dinosaur Museum. Our visitors can search the displays for answers to our prehistoric quiz and win a real fossil to take home

Free with normal entry.

Guided Tours

Have a pressing question about your favourite Dinosaur?

Throughout the school holidays our expert guides run guided tours of our museum. The tours run at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, and 3pm. The tours are free with admission and require no bookings, just show up!