Blog module icon

Newport News Now

N3 Blog header

Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

View All Posts

Jun 20

Baby Dinos Star in New Exhibit at the Virginia Living Museum

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 9:02 AM by Latoya Jefferson

This summer's “Dinosaur Discoveries” exhibit is now open at the Virginia Living Museum featuring some favorite dinosaurs with their mini –me’s. “This new exhibit is especially thrilling to the museum’s youngest visitors,” says Virginia Gabrielle, Marketing Director for the museum. 6-20 VLM-triceratops baby_SC“The baby dino’s natural movements and sound effects give them a realistic appearance as they peek from their nests or make their way through the underbrush. Plus, the Dilophosaurus on the outdoor trail provides both thrills and chills.”

The exhibit also features a live Gila monster, a distant descendant of the Jurassic and Cretaceous superstars. Daily live animal programs (beginning June 22) and two planetarium programs, “Zula Patrol: Down to Earth” and “Dinosaur Prophecy,” continue the dinosaur theme. The dinosaur exhibit is included in museum admission, open 9 AM to 5 PM daily, with extended hours to 8 PM on Thursdays. Admission is $20 adults, $15 children (ages 3-12). Ages 2 and under are free. Planetarium shows are $4 in addition to the museum admission. For more information visit the Virginia Living Museum or call 757-595-1900.