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Covid-19 Corona Virus Update

The museum is currently open operating on a restricted capacity of 50 pax per timed one hour sessions. This allows up to one hour in the upstairs museum galleries then unlimited access to the dinosaur garden, gift shop and undercover decks HERE.

To maintain physical distancing we request that all bookings are made online in advance HERE.

We are taking all measures possible to ensure our staff and visitors enjoy a safe and happy environment, please see our Covid Action Plan HERE.

Unfortunately until further notice we will not be able to offer public tours but birthday parties will resume from 24 July – book HERE.

Experience a night at the museum on one of our Dinosaur at Night Tours – Book HERE.

We are sorry but if you have visited Victoria or any identified NSW hotspot suburbs including Bankstown, Liverpool, Campbelltown or Fairfield (NSW) in the last 14 days you will not be able to visit the National Dinosaur Museum until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding as we try to help stop the spread of the virus.

Thank you for your support and understanding

The National Dinosaur Museum

One of Canberra's Premier Tourist Attractions

The National Dinosaur Museum

One of Canberra's Premier Tourist Attractions

The National Dinosaur Museum

One of Canberra's Premier Tourist Attractions

Choose Your Dinosaur Activities

The National Dinosaur Museum

Established in 1993, the museum has grown from just a small collection to housing the largest permanent display of dinosaur and other prehistoric fossil material in Australia. Located in Gold Creek Village, the National Dinosaur Museum is now one of Canberra’s premier tourist attractions and offers an interactive insight into the earth’s long and dynamic history. The museum houses life-like dinosaur models, full skeletons, skulls, and robotic dinosaurs, and visitors can navigate through millions of years of earth’s ancient past.

Focusing on education and entertainment, the museum offers a wide variety of activities to schools and the general public. From guided tours of the museum to birthday parties for the kids, there is sure to be something to suit your needs.

Our gift shop stocks a range of natural history books, dinosaur models, apparel, and toys. Come visit the dinosaurs today!

The National Dinosaur Museum

Established in 1993, the museum has grown from just a small collection to housing the largest permanent display of dinosaur and other prehistoric fossil material in Australia. Located in Gold Creek Village, the National Dinosaur Museum is now one of Canberra’s premier tourist attractions and offers an interactive insight into the earth’s long and dynamic history. The museum houses life-like dinosaur models, full skeletons, skulls, and robotic dinosaurs, and visitors can navigate through millions of years of earth’s ancient past.

Focusing on education and entertainment, the museum offers a wide variety of activities to schools and the general public. From guided tours of the museum to birthday parties for the kids, there is sure to be something to suit your needs.

Our gift shop stocks a range of natural history books, dinosaur models, apparel, and toys. Come visit the dinosaurs today!

A group dinosaur in front of a building

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See What Our Visitors Have to Say!

Dinosaurous fun!

"Excellent display of dinosaurs both outside and inside the museum with informative information placed at the exhibits. A must see with kids."

– Margo M. | TripAdvisor
I love this place

"The staff really make it too....that little bit extra care and attention to kids & little prizes & going the extra length is very much appreciated and noticed. And makes all the difference. Thank you."

– Kate E. | Facebook
Amazing day out!

"Love all he tacky dinosaurs you can pose with out the front. The Dino tour inside was super interesting. Deffo worth a visit!"

– Alex H. | Google
Fun and eductional

"This is a great place for very young children right the way up to adults. Kids have fun following a trail and looking for specific items. Very interesting for adults as well. Lots of models and outside are dinosaurs of different sizes for the kids to climb on, sit in and have lots of fun. Good time for all."

– Sylvia W. | TripAdvisor
Very educational and entertaining

"Great displays with heaps of information in easy to understand formats. Good for kids of all ages. Heaps of parking. Staff friendly and accommodating. Plenty of photo opportunities. Gift shop isn't over priced and has a large range of educational toys. Excellent way to pass a few hours."

– Brenten W. | Google
Loved it!

"Such a modern take on a museum... highly recommended for the kiddies, both big and small "

– Grant K. | Facebook