Dino Dig

Muti-cultural children in brightly colored shirts digging for replica dinosaur fossils, with brushes in the outdoor Dino Dig area at the Putnam Museum.

Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Step Outside and Into The Past

Dino Dig Is Currently Closed For the Season

Are you ready to unleash your inner paleontologist? Look no further than our outdoor dino dig park at the Putnam Museum! Get your hands dirty as you dig for replica bones and experience the thrill of excavating prehistoric treasures.

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the world of dinosaurs. Our dino dig park offers a unique opportunity for both kids and adults to learn about the fascinating field of paleontology. Equipped with brushes, and other essential tools, you’ll feel like a real scientist as you carefully uncover and unearth replica bones.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the thrill of paleontology firsthand. Visit our outdoor dino dig park at the Putnam Museum and embark on a journey back in time.

Look Forward to Dino Days

Plan to join us each June for our annual Dino Days event. This exciting event is a must-see for dinosaur enthusiasts, especially for our younger visitors. Join us for a fun-filled day of prehistoric adventure and discovery.

Our exhibits and activities will transport you back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. Meet a real paleontologist, interact with life-sized dinosaur puppets, catch a dinosaur movie and so much more! Mark your calendars for June!

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February 27, 2024
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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February 27, 2024
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Please Note: The Museum & Science Center will be closed for maintenance, cleaning, and updates January 8 -12.

We will resume normal hours on Saturday (1/13). Thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support!

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