Exhibition National Museum of Scotland

Tyrannosaurs

23 Jan - 4 May 2020

Exhibition Gallery 1, Level 3

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Meet the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs in this cutting-edge exhibition, bringing the latest tyrannosaur discoveries to life.

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.

© James Horan

In this exhibition, 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.

Get up close to one of the many tyrannosaurs with our models, real fossils and casts.

Above: Get up close to one of the many tyrannosaurs with our models, real fossils and casts. Photo © 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.

Numerous interactives and multimedia experiences designed for all ages to entertain and inform.

Above: Numerous interactives and multimedia experiences designed for all ages to entertain and inform. Photo © James Horan.

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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Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF

 

Map and directions

Access

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. Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. You can find more access information here.

Created by the Australian Museum and toured internationally by Flying Fish

Australian Museum          Flying Fish

Header image: Cast of Scotty – one of the world’s most complete T. rex specimens measuring 4.6m x 11m - comes to life with animated shadow projections. Photo © James Horan.

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