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 supervisors are familiar with the following documents: planning your excursion and rate sheeteducation group application and work health and safety hazard register prior to arriving at the Museum. 


If you would like to make a booking or if you have a question, please contact the Museum’s Programs Co-ordinator. 
Phone 07 4657 0078

Email bookings@aaod.com.au

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


For more information download the Education tour rate sheet and Education group application. 


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