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Dinosaurs & Dragons: School Vacation Week

February 20 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

A gigantic, magical week of family fun, featuring live performances, gallery games, hands-on art and more. Free with museum admission!

Today’s Highlights

Meet Danny’s Dinosaur, 11 am-1 pm
Meet one of the stars of Syd Hoff’s beloved classic picture book series, Danny and the Dinosaur.

Dinosaur Daze with Jackson Gillman, 2 pm
A prehistoric comedy of stories and songs that will have you stomping, soaring and singing-along. And what would a Tyrannosaurs Rex want for its birthday?

Gallery Activities

The Paleontology Lab, 11 am-3 pm
Why do we find more dinosaur footprints in some areas and more skeletons in others? Why do some footprints have five toes and some have three? Come to the paleontology lab for hands-on activities all about dinosaurs!

All About Dragons, 11 am-3 pm
How are European and Asian dragons different? What’s the difference between a dinosaur and a dragon? How can you tell them apart? Visit one of our friendly educators to explore science and fantasy, and then explore the collections of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum with a scavenger hunt.

Family Science Adventures, 11 am-2 pm
Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you!

Sponsored by Barnes & Noble Booksellers


February 20
10:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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