August 31, 2019 to February 17, 2020
12:00 AM


Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary View map
1 Nature Place,

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  • Cost: Included in general admission. Adults: $12, Seniors 60+ & Children 3-12: $9, Heard Museum Members & Children 2 & under: free


Through February 17, 2020

Visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with ten life-size animatronic dinosaurs.

During the 14th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit, these animatronic dinosaurs will move and roar, providing an experience sure to captivate visitors. This exhibit will also offer interesting facts about both herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs.

The exhibit features the infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex, a spitting Dilophosaurus, a Triceratops, a Suchomimus, a Massospondylus, a Quetzalcoatlus, a Deltadromeus, a Citipati, a Protohadros and a Pachycephalosaurus.

Children and the young at heart will also have the opportunity to play on stationary baby dinosaurs, a photo-op Tyrannosaurus rex and a photo op Pachyrhinosaurus. This year’s exhibit will also a feature an outdoor hadrosaur fossil dig to inspire future paleontologists.

Open during general admission: Tue–Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 1–5pm.
$12 adults; $9 seniors 60+ and children ages 3–12; free for Heard members and children 2 and younger.