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Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrate the National Dinosaur Museum’s 31st Birthday with us on Saturday the 6th of April! Come along from 10am to 4pm to join in on our Family Fun Day (normal ticket prices apply), where we’ll be hosting FREE gallery tours, FREE workshops and crafts, FREE face painting, FREE fossil talks, FREE baby T. rex encounters, and a FREE hourly Easter egg hunt – plus, get a FREE sausage sandwich with each ticket! Event hosted by Canberra’s favourite, Cam Sullings! The Easter Egg hunt will be sponsored by La Casa.

Sauropodlet Activities

Learn, play and create at the National Dinosaur Museum’s weekly Sauropodlet Sessions!

These Sessions are catered toward families with young children.

From craft to reading to STEM, each week brings a new activity hosted by one of our passionate guides.

Learn about dinosaurs through fun and engaging activities with something to take home to show your family and friends.

Sauropodlet Sessions are free with general admission or memberships every Tuesday at 11am, excluding school holidays.

Make sure to follow us on social media to find out what activity will be running each week!

Echoes from the Eons

A series of podcasts presented by the Where You Are Festival with the support of the ACT Government
  • Episode 1. Introduction to Early History – the difference between palaeontology, archaeology and subgroups.
  • Episode 2. Australia’s Shadows – an introduction to Australian specific palaeontology.
  • Episode 3. Making Dinosaurs Beautiful – a look at how dinosaurs have been captured in popular culture and history.
  • Episode 4. Beasts between Time – a look at megafauna, particularly focusing on Australian megafauna.
  • Episode 5. Land of Jewels – Introducing some history surrounding gold and opals in Australia, their historical impact, modern use and function.

Narrated by Samantha Chester with research from our passionate National Dinosaur Museum team we hope the podcasts provoke thought and encourage you to re-visit the museum to discover the wealth of content we showcase.

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Episode 1 - Introduction to Early History
Episode 2 - Australia's Shadows
Episode 3 - Making Dinosaurs Beautiful
Episode 4 - Beasts Between Time
Episode 5 - Land of Jewels

Where You Are Festival

The Where You Are Festival, a two-month long program of exciting and vibrant events and experiences from local organisations, creators, event organisers, artists and businesses, promises a festival like no other.

Curated by Events ACT, the Where You Are Festival will be the typical festival re-imagined, delivering a program connecting the ACT community with the best experiences the Canberra region has to offer, both online and offline, from ‘Where You Are’ right now, while restrictions on mass gatherings are in place.

Delivered under the umbrella of RISE Canberra – the ACT government’s COVID-19 event sector support program, the Where You Are Festival will feature unique Canberra experiences across art and culture, music, ideas and forums, sport, community and food.

The program will promote Canberra as a lively, innovative and creative centre, and will inspire audiences to realise that creativity, connection and community all continue to thrive wherever we find ourselves.

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