Dinosaurs logoDinosaurs!


APRIL 8 - MAY 7, 2017
OPEN DAILY, NOON - 6 P.M.

CARLISLE RESERVATION,
12882 DIAGONAL RD., LaGRANGE

TICKETS: $3/PERSON, CHILDREN UNDER 3 FREE (NO ADVANCE SALES)

In celebration of our 60th Anniversary, we're paying homage to our former exhibit events and more. We encourage you to join us in taking a step back in time!


Dinosaurs! display

OUTDOOR DINO TRAIL

Walk among interpretive dioramas and scavenger hunt along the Children's Discovery Trail.

Then, take a 'Walk Through Time' on the Short Loop Trail.

 


Dinosaurs! display

INDOOR DINOSAUR DISCOVERY DISPLAY

Learn about Paleontology through interpretive displays and discover dinosaurs through hands-on exploration of artifacts, activities, and more within the Black River room.

 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAYS: 1-4 pm Dino Carfts & Movie
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS: 1 pm Storytime
2 pm & 4 pm Construct-a-Saurus

SPRING-BREAK SCHEDULE (April 17-20)

MONDAY - THURSDAY: 1 pm Storytime
2 pm & 4 pm Construct-a-Saurus

PROGRAMS

April 29 Teeth, Jaws & Claw
(No Construct-a-Saurus on this date)
2:30 - 3:30pm

 


Little Green Choo

LITTLE GREEN CHOO

The Little Green Choo will run Fridays and Saturdays ONLY from 10am - noon.

MUST HAVE A HAND STAMP.

 


FOOD

Join us for Lunch/Dinner with your favorite local food truck!

DATES: FOOD TRUCK: FOOD STYLE: WEBSITE:
April 8 & 9 River Dog Cafe Gourmet Hot Dog & Sandwich Shop River Dog Cafe
April 22 & 23 Nelly Belly Pizza Woodfired Pizza, nachos, ice cream and snacks River Dog Cafe
April 29 Barrio Tacos
*Voted top 10 taco stands in the U.S.*
River Dog Cafe

 


Second Harvest Food Bank

FOOD DONATIONS

We are asking visitors to the Dinosaurs! Exhibit to bring one non-perishable food item that will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. Visitors can "feed the dinosaur" by dropping off their donations at the large orange dinosaur next to the building. Thank you for donating!

 


EXHIBIT MAP

Click the map below to view an overhead map of the Dinosaurs! exhibit!

Dinosaurs map