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Jurassic Giants to open at Virginia Living Museum

Virginia Living Museum will introduce Jurassic Giants, which will include a 13-foot animatronic dinosaur. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Virginia Living Museum)

NEWPORT NEWS — Dinosaur lovers are in for a giant treat Memorial Day weekend.

On Saturday, May 29, the Virginia Living Museum will introduce Jurassic Giants of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods. 

Guests will get to experience life-like dinosaurs throughout the Museum’s changing exhibit gallery and elsewhere on the museum’s grounds.

The Museum’s indoor changing exhibit gallery will feature seven animatronic dinosaurs including the Edmontosaurus and its nest, Rugops, and the Styracosaurus and its baby.

Additionally, the Museum will introduce the exhibit’s largest dinosaur ever:

The 13-foot tall Giganotosaurus will be on display in the conservation garden, along with a water-spitting Suchomimus to help guests cool off. 

The Museum will also offer a T-Rex photo-op, Dino Yoga, and live ambassador animal shows.

The exhibit will run all summer long from May 29 through September 6, 2021.

Visit the Virginia Living Museum for more information. 


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