See the largest Australian dinosaur fossil collection in the world! Take a guided tour through our working Fossil Preparation Laboratory, Collection Room and Dinosaur Canyon. 

Minimum PAX: 10

Grades: Year 1 to 12 


  • the Laboratory where students learn how we find dinosaurs, how we dig up their gigantic bones and how we clean away the rock they have been entombed in for 95 million years
  • the Collection Room where the holotype specimens of Australovenator wintonensis (Banjo), Savannasaurus elliottorum (Wade) and Diamantinasaurus matildae (Matilda) are housed;
  • a guided tour of the Museum's latest attraction, Dinosaur Canyon! Travel 2km beyond the current Reception Centre to a spectacular part of The Jump-Up where life-sized dinosaur exhibits cast in bronze sit amongst a prehistoric landscape. Dinosaur Canyon is the Museum's latest tour offering and includes an interpretation of Australian natural history. 



Your safety and the safety of others is very important. It is a requirement that all teachers and chaperones are familiar with the following documents: 


If you would like to make a booking or if you have a question, please contact the Museum’s Programs Co-ordinator. 
Phone 07 4589 5504

Email bookings@aaod.com.au

Hours Contactable seven days a week in winter (April to October) Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm. Contactable six days a week in summer (November to March) Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm (Closed Sundays). 


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