One of the most popular attractions in Canberra, the National Dinosaur Museum is Australia’s largest display of dinosaurs and prehistoric specimens. The museum was established in 1993 and presently receives over 100,000 visitors throughout the year and is a sought-out venue by children of all ages. The museum houses over 50 life-sized dinosaur models as well as a wealth of fossils of ancient fish and prehistoric plants. The 150 million-year-old dinosaur bone and 150-kilogram meteorite are amongst a few of its highlights. A fantastic gift shop is also available, selling a wide range of items ranging from educational books to toys to fossils and minerals. Exciting tours are offered to visitors and provide an interactive experience and hands-on learning approach with the museum exhibits.
Tickets cost around $14.00 for adults and $9.50 for children
Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Around 1-2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
150 million-year-old dinosaur bone and 150 kg meteorite
Though designated prayer facilities at National Dinosaur Museum will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, it is possible request for a private area to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit some of the several mosques in Canberra such as the Canberra Mosque and Canberra Islamic Centre.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near National Dinosaur Museum will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Canberra. There are numerous Halal restaurants in Canberra that offer a wide range of Halal food options, such as the Jewel of India, Taze, Turkish Pide, Taj Agra, Fig and Olive Turkish Cuisine, Flavors of India, Turkish Halal Pide House, Kushi Restaurant and Harem Turkish Restaurant – which are just a few popular spots.