The Dinosaur Place | Nature's Art Village | Montville, CTNature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370


Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST Antiques & Genius Museum:860-437-3615


  • Encounter over 50 Life-Sized Dinosaurs on 1.5 miles of pristine nature trails
  • Make a SPLASH in New England’s largest Splashpad*(a zero depth water playground)
  • Navigate through a”MAZE”asaurus and slide through the mouth of a T. Rex!
  • Slide, climb and play on Monty’s DINO-Sized Playground
  • Explore the giant, one-of-a-kind T. Rex Tower Playscape*
  • Satisfy your mammoth appetite at Monty’s Munchies or the Ice Cream Shop*
  • Don’t take our word for it, check out this 2019 Article on us! CT Dinosaur Themed Splashpad!
  • Attention Guests: Our T. Rex Tower Playscape require children to wear socks for safety. Please bring a pair with you during your next visit!

    *No Pets allowed anywhere on the property

    *Some attractions are seasonal / have limited hours, see Hours Page for details.

    EFFECTIVE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR

    Please note The Dinosaur Place will have part of the trail blocked including the animatronic velociraptor to accomodate the construction of new exhibits set to open in 2020 and launch of the new The Pumpkin Place OPENING FRIDAY OCTOBER 4TH.

    **View map to see what trails are open**

    Watch the video below for more!

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    See you soon!