23 Jan - 4 May 2020
Exhibition Gallery 1, Level 3
Meet the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs in this cutting-edge exhibition, bringing the latest discoveries in palaeontology to life and challenging preconceptions about these ferocious predators.
Adult £12, Over 60s £10, Student, Unemployed, Disabled £9
Child (5–15) £6, Under 5s free
Family of 3* £22, Family of 4* £29
Carers of disabled people free
* Must include at least 1 adult and 1 child
While the most famous of the species is the mighty T. rex, tyrannosaurs came in all shapes and sizes, and their history extends over 100 million years.
In this exhibition, visitors of all ages can explore the tyrannosaur family tree, find out how they evolved from carnivores little bigger than ourselves to massive top predators, and learn how exciting new discoveries are challenging what we know about these dinosaurs.
© James Horan
See rare fossil specimens, incredible models of feathered tyrannosaurs, and life-size cast skeletons including ‘Scotty’, one of the largest and most complete T. rex skeletons in the world.
Through an augmented reality experience and large-scale projections, interact with life-size dinosaurs in real time inside the gallery, and walk side by side with T. rex and other tyrannosaurs as they explore Edinburgh.
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We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit.
- There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge.
- Lifts are available to all floors and accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.
- There is an induction loop in the Auditorium.
- Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.
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