The Oakley Lindsay Center has announced the return of ‘Discover the Dinosaurs,’ a popular animatronic dinosaur exhibit that last appeared at the OLC in November 2013, to Quincy!

‘Discover the Dinosaurs’ is for the entire family, and especially kids, to explore the mystery of pre-historic life by creating an environment of learning, discovery, and fun. ‘Discover the Dinosaurs’ is a unique hands on exhibit that consists of over 60 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs that gives you the opportunity to actually get close and touch the dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit, additional fun activities are available for kids of all ages, which make spending the day with the dinosaurs a great experience for the entire family.” – Facebook

‘Discover the Dinosaurs’ is an exhibit that travels around the country that features 8 – 10 scenes presenting dinosaurs from various time periods. Scenes include special lighting, fog, animatronics, and sound effects. According to Discover the Dinosaurs, additional attractions are also included as part of the exhibit, including a Dino Dig, inflatables, gem and fossil painting and mini golf.

Tickets for the Quincy exhibit are available online. Prices are:

Adults : $17.00(13yrs & older)
Children:$20.00 (2-12yrs)EXHIBIT PLUS
Children:$13.00 (2-12yrs)EXHIBIT ONLY
Seniors: $15.00 (65+)
Children 1 and under free

EXHIBIT PLUS includes Dinosaur Exhibit, Dino Dig, Dino Den, Dino Theater, Dino Coloring Station, Scavenger Hunt, Unlimited Dinosaurs Rides, Mini Golf, and Inflatables.

EXHIBIT ONLY includes Dinosaur Exhibit, Dino Dig, Dino Den, Dino Theater, Dino Coloring Station and Scavenger Hunt.(Individual ride tickets may be purchased for $5-$6)

Some activities require separate tickets: Gem & Fossil Mining, and Face Painting

Hours for 'Discover the Dinosaurs' will be from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on July 25 and from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on July 26. The Oakley Lindsay Center is at 300 Civic Center Plaza Quincy, IL 62301. They can be reached by phone at 217-223-1000.