Topeka Dino Days

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Dino Days was at various venues in
Topeka, Kansas from February
through June 2022
(785) 272-6204

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Topeka Dino Days - Topeka, Kansas
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Dinosaurs Alive! at the Topeka Zoo

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Topeka Dino Days ws a four month long celebration of dinosaurs with exhibits, activities and events at various locations throughout Topeka, Kansas. Displays include a fully articulated cast of "Sue," the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex specimen ever discovered, fossil dinosaur eggs and full sized animatronic dinosaurs. Children's activities include dino dance parties, singsongs, crafts, experiments, games, story times, giveaways and other adventures. See the calendar of events and activities. Although DIno Days is from February through June, the only opportunity to see all four principle exhibitions is March 10 - May 1. Dinosaurs Alive! at Topeka Zoo is the only one open 7 days a week,

Download the Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport to lead your family through the displays, check in at each location and be entered for a chance to win giveaways!

Topeka Dino Days Base CampFebruary 24 - May 30: Visit Topeka recommends that you start your journey at Topeka Dino Days Base Camp. Here you'll find a full size Allosaurus skeleton and calf, a pop up store with Topeka Dino Days swag, and information about things to see and do in Topeka and Shawnee County. Come see this free exhibit and earn your first check n with the Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport.

719 S. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603 (785) 234-2644 Monday - Friday 8-5, Saturday 10-2

Allosaurus skeleton
Allosaurus skeleton and calf

Topeka Dino Days clothes and toys
Topeka Dino Days merchandise

Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies - Kansas Children's Discovery CenterFebruary 24 to May 30: Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center is an exhibition of authentic dinosaur eggs & nests from around the world. Children can dig for eggs, dress up like a parent dinosaur to brood their nest, and feel the texture of dinosaur eggs. Included at no additional charge with regular admission to the Discovery Center.

4400 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604 (785) 783-8300 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9-5 Thursday 9-8
Sunday 12-5 Additional hours 9-5 on March 13, 14, 20 & 21 

Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies
Dinosaur Eggs and Babies Exhibition

Theropod Eggs - Topeka Dino Days
Theropod Nest & Eggs

March 10 - July 17: Dinosaurs Alive! at Topeka Zoo features life sized, animatronic dinosaurs throughout the zoo. They move and make sounds. The most popular pair are a Triceratops which faces off with a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Included at no additional charge with regular admission to the Topeka Zoo.

635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606 (785) 368-9180 7 days a week 9-5

Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops - Dinosaurs Alive!
Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops

Deinonychus, Tenontosaurus - Dinosaurs Alive!
Deinonychus, Tenontosaurus

SUE: The T. rex Experience - Great Overland StationFebruary 4 - May 1: Great Overland Station makes a nice venue for SUE: The T. rex Experience. Built around a cast of "Sue" the Tyrannosaurus Rex from Chicago's Field Museum. There is also a cast of a Triceratops skeleton and a replica T. rex killing a Edmontosaurus. The two halls also have exhibits telling the story of the Cretaceous forests and the finding of Sue. Admission is $16.37 for adults and $13.10 for children and seniors. Timed tickets available in advance.

200 NW Railroad St., Topeka, KS 66608 (785) 251-6945 Open daily 10-7

Tyrannosaurus Rex - Chicago’s Field Museum

Triceratops and replica T. rex at Topeka's Great Overland Station
 Triceratops and T. rex 

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