The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History is excited to provide a unique experience in the Australian Outback. The Museum houses the largest collection of unique Australian dinosaur fossils and they're here for everyone to see. Our inspiring and educational tours take your group of visitors to the heart of the Museum, our Fossil Preparation Laboratory, Collection Room and Dinosaur Canyon. We discover and uncover dinosaur bones every day in our working Laboratory giving visitors a real dinosaur experience. Apart from dinosaurs, the Museum offers amazing views overlooking the black soil plains, the Cretaceous Café and a Museum Shop.
Tours at the Museum are split between the Fossil Preparation Laboratory, the Reception Centre's Collection Room and Dinosaur Canyon. Group tour allocations are on the half hour eg 9.30am; 10.30am. View Our Tours for more information.
It is approximately 500 metres between the Laboratory and the Collection Room. Your guests have the choice of being guided along a scenic walking track or transferring between buildings by bus. Timing 15 - 20 minutes.
Transfers from the Collection Room, at the Reception Centre to Dinosaur Canyon is by your coach captain accompanied by a Museum guide. Transfers to Dinosaur Canyon include interpretative tour of The Jump-Up. Timing 30 minutes return.
Transfer to Dinosaur Stampede National Monument is by your coach captain or self-drive. Your tour guide will meet you at the attraction. Timing 2 hours.
Enjoy a cuppa with cake or a freshly-made sandwich from the Museum's Cretaceous Cafe, experience a good ol' Aussie BBQ or treat your guests to premium outback dining with the dinosaurs.
MORNING TEA/ AFTERNOON TEA Cake, tea and coffee. Timing 15 - 20 minutes.
LUNCH Assortment of fresh sandwiches, fruit or cake, and tea and coffee. Timing 20 - 40 minutes.
DELUXE BBQ Relax and enjoy a typical Aussie Outback BBQ with the dinosaurs. The visit starts with a professional guided tour of the Museum's working Laboratory and Collection Room. After the tour it's time to unwind, grab a drink, enjoy some nibbles and watch the sun go down over the flat country. After the Outback sunset, settle in for a hearty BBQ feast under the stars while soaking up the amazing Outback lifestyle.
Two-course meal consisting of an antipasto platter, prime local meat with fresh salads and Vienna sliced bread, good quality beer, our very own AAOD wine and soft drinks. Your guests will take home a complimentary copy of the Museum's latest multi-award-winning annual publication, the AAOD Journal.
OTHER INFORMATION Large groups will usually start at the Laboratory, where the dinosaur story begins. Please note that we are happy to arrange a specialised tour if you are short of time.
NOTIFICATION REQUIRMENT For catering purposes, final numbers and dietary requirements must be confirmed two weeks prior to arrival.
LOCATION The Museum is situated 24km south-east of Winton. Please allow 30 minutes for travel by coach from Winton or two hours from Longreach. The turn off to the Museum is 13km along the Landsborough Highway from Winton and then 11km along a sealed road. Find out more here.
30 days' notice - no charges apply
14 days' notice - 50% of full tour cost per person
7 days' notice - 100% of tour cost per person
For all enquiries contact the Museum's Programs Co-ordinator
07 4657 0712
Programs Co-ordinator, Australian Age of Dinosaurs, PO Box 408 Winton Qld 4735
*all prices are valid to the 31 March 2020