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Dinosaurs – Colossal Fossils

Terms 3 and 4, 2018

Find out which types of dinosaurs once roamed the land in Aotearoa. 

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

Years 1-8
$5 per student
Terms 3 and 4, 2018
Auckland Museum Weird & Wonderful discovery centre, Origins gallery
New Zealand Curriculum
Nature of Science, Planet Earth and Beyond
Related galleries and exhibitions
Origins and Weird & Wonderful


Students will get hands-on with replica dinosaur bones and explore the characteristics of well-known herbivore and carnivore dinosaur species by observing and identifying their differentiating features.  Other topics of investigation include extinction, and Aotearoa’s own prehistoric reptile, the tuatara.