Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

Wed 20 Sep 2017Sun 28 Jan 2018



Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

Coming to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Back, bigger and better than ever before!

Prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring more than 23 moving, life-size animatronic models of the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago), Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous is like nothing you’ve ever experienced!

The scale and authenticity of these magnificent beasts will blow you away, as they move and breathe with thrilling lifelike accuracy. Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous has all your favourites from the Cretaceous era, crafted to scientifically exact specifications, moving and interacting with each other.

With more dinosaurs than ever before, including two monstrous Tyrannosaurus rex, the exhibition is an all-ages experience to remember. Step inside a meteorite crater and roam with dinosaurs using cutting edge augmented reality. Dedicated kids’ activities encourage discovery, with a centrally-located play zone, digital dinosaur track experience and more.

Dinosaur Discovery: lost creatures of the Cretaceous invites you to immerse yourself in a world ruled by dinosaurs.


Book Now!


Adult $25.00
Concession $15.00 (Students, seniors and health care card holders)
Child (aged 3 - 15) $15.00
Child under 3 Free
Family $70.00 (2 Adult + 2 Child or 1 Adult + 3 Child)
School/OOSC Excursion - Adult $12.50
School/OOSC Excursion - Child $12.50
Adult - Group of 20+ * $20.00
Carer Free (WA Companion Card required)

* For further information contact 1300 134 081 or tickets@museum.wa.gov.au

Special Events

Caption: Cretaceous Pop Up Bar 2014 in Dinosaur Discovery.
Image courtesy Western Australian Museum 

Dino Disco 18+ Event

Perth we're throwing it back for this event - wayyyyyy back.

We'll be kicking it in the Cretaceous with a dino-mite dance party, awesome activities, bar, prizes and DJ.

Held inside Dinosaur Discovery doors will open 7.30pm. Trivia, challenges and games from 8pm. Dance party from 10pm.

Tickets are limited, grab them before they go extinct by visiting the Dino Disco 18+ Event page.

Professional Learning: Education Hack Workshop

Attention educators! US-based Museum Hack are renowned for doing the most exciting, dynamic and unique museum tours in the world. Now it is your chance to experience and learn their avant-garde style right here in Perth. Learn how to create engaging classroom experiences through passionate storytelling, inquiry-based activities and the technology in your pocket. All workshops take place inside Dinosaur Discovery.

Places are extremely limited. To book your ticket head to the Museum Hack educator event page.

Education Preview: Dinosaur Discovery

The WA Museum is pleased to offer an exhibition preview night for teachers and educators. Experience a world ruled by dinosaurs firsthand and learn how to engage and inspire your students. All participants will receive an exhibition education pack.

Head to the Education Preview page for more details.

Dinosaur Discovery Education and School Programs

Visit the Dinosaur Discovery education page for excursion planning information and details on special educational events.

Venue – Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Caption: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) is located at 21 Mounts Bay Road.

It can be accessed by car, train, bus, taxi or on foot.

24 hour parking is available directly under the Centre, providing direct access entry to PCEC during opening hours.

All public areas are wheelchair accessible. Courtesy wheelchairs are available from the Information Desk on Level 2 (subject to availability).

Unisex disabled toilets are situated throughout the Centre.

For further venue information visit the PCEC website.

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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

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Getting Here

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See offsite events for address details

1300 134 081