Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters | Kids Out and About Research Triangle

Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters

Step back in time 290 million years to the age before the dinosaurs. Explore vivid artwork, mounted skeletons, and life-sized models of a giant saber-toothed predator, saw-toothed shark, and many other bizarre creatures that dominated life on land and sea before the most devastating mass extinction the world has ever known. Here at NCMNS, we have a real-life monster hunter on staff! Our Research Curator of Paleontology, Dr. Christian Kammerer, has traveled the globe in search of Permian fossils, uncovering several rare specimens along the way. Prominent finds include an unusual-looking carnivore whose face was covered in bony knobs, a tiny insect-eater that could fit in the palm of your hand, and a “bulbous” herbivore that may or may not be named after a famous Pokémon. Offered in English and Spanish.

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Location:

11 W Jones St
Raleigh, NC, 27601
United States

Phone:

(919) 707-9950
Contact name: 
Museum Box Office
Dates: 
05/17/2022
05/18/2022
05/19/2022
Time: 
10:00AM-5:00PM
Price: 
Adults: $10 Senior (65+), Student (13+), Military, with ID: $8 Children 3-12: $6 Children 2 and under: Free Museum members: Free Group rate of $5/person available for pre-registered parties of 10 or more. Please call the Museum Box Office at 919.707.9950 for details.

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids