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Earth Week
The Dinosaur Place

2024 Spring Break

Celebrate Spring Break and Earth Week this April 12-18! Week of special events with the paid admission.

Celebrate Spring Break and Earth Week this April 12-18 at The Dinosaur Place!

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Week of special events with the paid admission!
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Birds of Prey
Birds of Prey Live Show

Mon., April 8th: 11 – 1 pm.

Mon., April 8th: 11 – 1 pm.

See up close and personal how these birds use their unique abilities!

See up close and personal how these birds use their unique abilities!

Sunny Train
Sunny Train – Live Band

Mon., April 8th: 1 – 3 pm.

Mon., April 8th: 1 – 3pm.

Talented professional musicians dedicated to providing the highest quality of interactive family music entertainment for all ages.

Talented professional musicians and educators dedicated to providing the highest quality of interactive family music entertainment for all ages.

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium

Mon., April 8th: 11:30 – 3:30 pm.

Mon., April 8th: 11:30 – 3:30 pm.

Live Invertebrates presentation: lobsters, horseshoe crabs, shellfish will be shown to entertain and educate people of all ages.

Live Invertebrates presentation: lobsters, horseshoe crabs, shellfish will be shown to entertain and educate people of all ages.

Disc Dogs
Granite State Disc Dogs

Tue., April 9; Fri., April 12:
11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm

Tue., April 9: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm
Fri., April 12: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm

Flying disc routines with dogs & music consisting of tossing, catching, stunts & tricks.

Flying disc routines with dogs & music consisting of tossing, catching, stunts & tricks.

Face Painting
Face Painting

Tue., April 9; Fri., April 12:
11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm

Tue., April 9: 12 – 3 pm

Whether you want to be a princess or wild animal, you can transform your face into a work of art.

Whether you want to be a princess or wild animal, you can transform your face into a work of art.

Ranger Russ
Live Snakes by
Meigs Point Nature Center

Wed., April 10: 11 am, 1:30 pm
Thurs., April 11: 11 am, 1:30 pm

Wed., April 10: 11 am, 1:30 pm
Thurs., April 11: 11 am, 1:30 pm

Meet Ranger Russ and learn about our native reptiles!

Meet Ranger Russ and learn about our native reptiles!

Xen’s Critters Petting Zoo
Xen’s Critters Petting Zoo

Wed., April 10: 11 – 3 pm
Fri., April 12, 11 – 3 pm

Wed., April 10: 11 – 3 pm
Fri., April 12, 11 – 3 pm

Cute and cuddly to creepy crawlies! Round pin petting zoo with bunnies, goats & sheep. Come meet and greet a ferret, hedgehog, snakes, lizards & more!

Cute and cuddly to creepy crawlies! Round pin petting zoo with bunnies, goats & sheep. Come meet and greet a ferret, hedgehog, snakes, lizards & more!

CT Science Center
Activity Station by
CT Science Center

Thurs., April 12:30 am, 2:30 pm

Thurs., April 12:30 am, 2:30 pm

Fun science demonstration and a hands-on activity! Participate in some cool experiments investigating the states of matter using dry ice. Enjoy holding bubbles created by the chemical reaction.

Fun science demonstration and a hands-on activity! Participate in some cool experiments investigating the states of matter using dry ice. Enjoy holding bubbles created by the chemical reaction.

April’s Balloon Creations
April’s Balloon Creations

Fri., April 12: 12 – 3 pm

Fri., April 12: 12 – 3 pm

The amazingly talented April will make you a one-of-a-kind balloon creation of your choice.

The amazingly talented April will make you a one-of-a-kind balloon creation of your choice.

April’s Balloon Creations
Daily Events

Jurassic Jungle — 10:30 – 5 pm

Jurassic Jungle — 10:30 – 5 pm

Child ID Kits by New York Life — 11 – 3 pm

Child ID Kits by New York Life — 11 – 3 pm

Munchies Food Truck — 11 – 4 pm

Munchies Food Truck — 11 – 4 pm

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Join Us to Celebrate our Planet & 2024 Spring Break!
Special Daily Events Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12!

Get ready to roar into an unforgettable Spring Break 2024 at The Dinosaur Place in Montville, CT! Join us for a week of fun-filled activities that will transport you back in time to the land of the dinosaurs. Lots of things to do only 20 minutes from Mystic.

ALL FAMILY FRIENDLY DAILY EVENTS ARE INCLUDED with your paid park admission on Spring Break April 8-12, 2024.

Birds of Prey Live Show, Live Band and Sea Touch Tank

See up close and personal how birds of prey use their unique abilities with A Place Called Hope and enjoy talented professional musicians and educators of Sunny Train Live Band!

An interactive experience of Live Invertebrates Touch Tank by Mystic Aquarium isn’t just fun, it’s educational! Learn about the vital roles these creatures play in the ocean ecosystem and discover firsthand the amazing diversity of life beneath the waves.

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Frisbee-catching Dog Performances & Face Painting

Don’t miss flying disc routines with dogs & music consisting of tossing, catching, stunts and tricks by Granite State Disc Dogs & face painting by April!

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Cuddly Animals & Reptile Shows

Cute and cuddly to creepy crawlies of Xen’s Critters Petting Zoo! Round pin petting zoo with bunnies, goats & sheep. Come meet and greet a ferret, hedgehog, lizards & more!

Meet some of our native reptiles and learn what is so special about them with educational snake shows by Ranger Russ from Meigs Point Nature Center.

meigs point nature center ranger russ

Activity Stations

Fun science demonstration and a hands-on activity by CT Science Center! Participate in some cool experiments investigating the states of matter using dry ice.
Enjoy holding the bubbles created by the chemical reaction!

ct science center dry ice

SPECIAL: one of the most exciting inflatables of The Dinosaur Place, Jurassic Jungle bounce house will be open every day, included with the admission (socks are required).

New activities will happen every day, please check the schedule below:

Admission:

Under 2: FREE
Toddler (2-5 years): $29.95
Child (6-17 years): $32.95
Adult (18-59 years): $29.95
Senior (60+ years): $28.95


Daily Events:

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Please note that tickets are non-refundable. However, you may reschedule your ticket for a different date. The event is weather dependable. To see what else The Dinosaur Place has to offer, please CLICK HERE.