On it’s premiere tour of North America, Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family, brings an innovative, interactive experience that allows visitors to come face-to-face with life-sized dinosaur fossils, including the famous ‘Scotty’ the Tyrannosaurus rex.
This featured Exhibit highlights these massive creatures from all over the world and how they’ve evolved through time. Created and developed from the land down under’s Australian Museum, brings the tyrannosaurs family to life in a way we’ve yet to see.
Visitors will be immersed in the latest Tyrannosaurs discoveries including the link between birds and dinosaurs and reaching into the most controversial subject in palaeontology history.
What is a Tyrannosaur?
Discover how tyrannosaurs fit into the dinosaur family tree and explore the key features that define a tyrannosaur – features that make them different from other dinosaur groups.
Meet the Family!
A spotlight on the tyrannosaur families (yes, there was more than one!) using the latest research to reveal how tyrannosaurs looked, lived, fought and fed.
Explore the Family
Tyrannosaurs lived in different habitats, at different times and evolved to fill different ecological niches. Here the experience opens up to allow visitors time to investigate the tyrannosaur families more deeply.
T. rex the Ultimate
The focal piece of this section is the cast of ‘Scotty’, one of the largest and most complete T. rex specimens in the world. Connected to Scotty is a suite of exhibit stations that reveal what made T. rex the ultimate predator and the wealth of research (and debate) surrounding this fascinating creature.
T. rex Alive!
Get up close and personal with T. rex and a host of other tyrannosaurs in this cutting-edge augmented reality interactive experience. How does it feel to stand alongside these amazing predators?
Tyrannosaurs the Legacy
Tyrannosaurs thrived for 100 million years and were some of the largest and most successful predators ever. Despite their final demise during one of Earth’s biggest mass extinction events, tyrannosaurs live on – in our imagination, our culture and in their bird cousins in our backyards.