Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

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Wed 20 Sep 2017Sun 28 Jan 2018



Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

Prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring more than 23 moving, life-size 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. Our dedicated kids’ activities encourage discovery, with a centrally-located play zone, digital dinosaur track experience and much more.

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


Entry to the exhibition is every half hour throughout the day. Most visitors stay for an hour or two but you can stay all day until the exhibition closes at 5.00pm. There are restrooms located in the exhibition hall.

Limited tickets are available for sale at the door if the session has not already sold out. Grab your tickets online now to avoid disappointment!

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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 $9.35 - Special 25% discount offer until 14 December!
School/OOSC Excursion - Child $9.35 - Special 25% discount offer until 14 December!
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

Cretaceous Pop-up Bar

Caption: A Cretaceous crew drinking at the Dinosaur Discovery exhibition.
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Don’t miss our pop-up bar experience with DJs and exclusive after-hours access to Dinosaur Discovery.

Grab your ticket before they go extinct from the Cretaceous Pop-up Bar event page.

Dinosaur Discovery Seminar Series

Caption: Dr Mikael Siversson with a range of Cretaceous fossils and objects.
Image copyright Western Australian Museum 

Join our experts for a packed seminar, which is sure to blow your mind and make you rethink the way you look at the prehistoric world.

Topics, dates and tickets available from the Seminar event page.

Souvenir Guide

Take the dinosaurs home with the Dinosaur Discovery souvenir guide. Complete with integrated multimedia content, stunning illustrations and quality decals – the souvenir guide presents contemporary insight into the life and death of these amazing creatures that once walked the earth.

Order a copy today

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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