An Exhibit 75 Million Years in the Making!

This new exhibit celebrates and explores the fascinating world of Dinosaurs at their prime and the catastrophic event that may have caused their extinction, while giving rise to our own species. Think of it as a cross between the excitement of Jurassic Park and the adventure of Indiana Jones.

The exhibit features large scale animatronic dinosaurs and interactive cases and displays. The exhibit company, Stage Nine Exhibits, engaged renowned paleontologist, Thomas Williamson to consult and inform the exhibit.

Exhibit Feature Sponsors
Harrison Energy Partners
Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals.


  • Dinosaur fossil hunters’ Jeep truck and tools
  • Interactive Dinosaur draw and animation station
  • 12 Animatronic Dinosaurs and Mammals
  • Full size T-Rex skull replica
  • Geology interactive with augmented reality sand play
  • Large Dinosaur mouth photo op
  • Day of the Event Comet Puzzle
  • Video fossil scanning station with interactive display
  • A Dinosaur fossil dig


This exhibit explores moments in time before, during, and after the extinction event that ended the age of the dinosaur. Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals combines life-size and lifelike animatronic dinosaurs and mammals with realistic movements and sound with fascinating educational, interactive experiences. Now everyone can explore the exciting and ever-changing history of the Cretaceous period.


Take a journey from the final days of the Jurassic period, through the day of the extinction event, and well into the Cretaceous period with a variety of fun and educational elements that are sure to engage all ages. This immersive exhibit will take you on an educational journey you will never forget. Enjoy full motion robotic dinosaurs, puzzles, fossil digs a safari jeep and more!

Get Tickets

Adults $12.00
Children 12 and Under* $10.00
Seniors 65+ $11.00
Active and Retired Military** $11.00

* Children under 24 months - Free
** Must provide Military ID at Front Desk

General admission tickets are good for a one time visit and expire 7 days from the date of purchase.
Please present your receipt at the front desk when you arrive.

Mid-America Science Museum is following state and federal guidelines for a healthy and safe environment during the pandemic.

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