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The Virginia Living Museum is bringing dinosaurs back to life

Destination: Dinosaur takes place until Sept. 3. (HNNDaily staff photo/ courtesy of the city of Newport News.)
Destination: Dinosaur runs until Sept. 3. (HNNDaily photo/Courtesy of City of Newport News.)

Locals can roam with dinosaurs at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News.

For the 29th straight year, the museum is bringing animatronic dinosaurs to its exhibits. From now until Sept. 3, patrons can see seven dinosaur-themed features throughout the museum, according to a news release from the city.

The attractions, entitled Destination: Dinosaur, include a life-sized animatronic T. rex, a photo booth with a pachyrhinosaurus, a water-spitting dilophosaurus, three dinosaur-themed shows and the Dinosaur Discovery Trail.

Destination: Dinosaur is included in museum admission, which is $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 3-12.

For information on the exhibit, visit here.

Sarah Fearing
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