Events and Exhibits


Educator Preview Night

January 26th, 2023


Please join use for a FREE open house preview night for Educators on January 26th!

Educators can stop by any time from 3-7pm on our open-house night on January 26th. Enjoy refreshments served by our dedicated volunteers as you explore the prehistoric fun and find out why this exhibit is perfect for your next field trip! 

Feel free to call us with questions at 775-785-5961

Expedition Dinosaur

January 14th - April 30th, 2023


Ticket Prices are $10 for Adults and $9 for Children and Seniors and can be purchased at the door.

Special Rates are available for large groups (15+ attendees) at $6 per person, and educators can reserve a time for tours and field trips Wednesday-Friday, at 10am, 12pm, or 2pm by calling 775-785-5961 or by emailing

Expedition Dinosaur will feature 11 fully animatronic, larger-than-life dinosaurs with realistic movement
and sounds, as well as interactive adventurer’s stations, photo-ops, video centers, and excavation digs!
Hands on interactive technologies throughout the exhibit will captivate as museumgoers manipulate
dinosaur eggs, mix and match dinosaurs, and explore the tools needed to find fossils. 

On Select Days, large groups can also receive a guided tour of the May Arboretum in Rancho San Rafael
Park where kids and adults can learn about local flora and our area’s own Paleogeography.