Hands-on Dinosaur Exhibit Coming to Norcross

Discover the Dinosaurs will roar into the North Atlanta Trade Center for the first time Feb. 22-24.

Discover the Dinosaurs, a hands-on exhibit including up to 60 animatronic and museum quality dinosaur replicas, is coming to the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross this weekend.

From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, the exhibit will showcase museum-quality pieces along with several moving animatronic dinosaurs, all in a fun and educational environment. The exhibit is scheduled to travel across the country all throughout the year.

Kids and families are encouraged to get up close and touch some of the dinosaurs on display, an opportunity which isn’t usually available in museum exhibits and other dinosaur events.

In addition to the exhibit, other activities included in the admission price are the Dino Dig, Dino Den play area, Dino coloring area, scavenger hunt, and Dino theater. Several other attractions including gem & fossil panning, face painting, dinosaur inflatables, mini golf, and Dino rides are available for additional charge.

Discover the Dinosaurs engages the imaginations of kids to learn, gives them the hands on opportunity to touch a dinosaur, actually ride on the back of a T-Rex, and experience other fun activities & attractions that make spending the day with dinosaurs fun for all ages. Learn-Touch-Ride at Discover the Dinosaurs.

The exhibit runs Feb. 22-24. The exhibit will be available Friday from noon to 9 p.m., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $17 for adults and those older than 13, $20 for children ages 2 to 13 for the exhibit plus additional activities, $12 for the same age group but for the exhibit only, $15 for seniors, and babies 1 and younger are free. The North Atlatna Trade Center is located 1700 Jeurgens Ct. in Norcross.

--Information above came from a North Atlanta Trade Center press release and the Discover the Dinosaurs website.

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