Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana

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Forget about the dinosaurs that you know – prepare for a whole new breed of beast! On June 13, Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes some of the largest and most unusual dinosaurs to have ever roamed the planet in the U.S. premiere of Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana.

Based on groundbreaking research from scientists around the world, this exhibition reveals bizarre, unusual looking dinosaurs virtually unknown to North Americans because they evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar. Ultimate Dinosaurs features three Augmented Reality (AR) experiences, used in creative ways to bring these specimens to life and illustrate the story of how a dynamic Earth with drifting continents affected the evolution of dinosaurs, from a Southern perspective. Surrounded by life-like environmental murals, the exhibition features real fossils, skeletons and 20 full-scale skeletal casts, many of which have never been seen before in the U.S.

Produced and circulated by the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ultimate Dinosaurs offers an unforgettable experience for kids and adults alike.

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Members pay one-time discounted admission and get unlimited free repeat visits.
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Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality layers virtual experiences over the real environment to bring these great Southern dinosaurs to life.
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Meet the Dinosaurs

Southern dinosaurs have  unusual features that are rarely, if ever, seen in their Northern relatives.
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Photos and Videos

Get a look inside the making of this incredible exhibit.
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Dinosaurs OMNIMAX® 

Don't miss Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia in our five-story, domed OMNIMAX® Theater.
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Tickets for the exhibit Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana are now on sale! Museum Center Members get the best deal: After paying one-time discounted admission of $9 for adults and $7 for children, Members receive FREE unlimited repeat visits to the exhibition through January 5, 2014! Click here to become a Member.

Adult Member $9
Child Member $7
Adult Non-Member $15
Child Non-Member $11
Seniors (60+) $13



Through January 5, 2014

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*Note: The last time listed above for each day is the last time to enter the exhibit, after which you may view the exhibit at your own pace.


For Educators

Click here to download the Ultimate Dinosaurs Educator's Guide!

See the preliminary Ohio and national education standards addressed within Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana, as well as within Museum Center's This Little Dinosaur Learning Lab (pre-K - K) and Dinosaur Discovery Learning Lab (grades 1 - 5). These documents show the curriculum links for grades K-12 across the areas of science, social studies, mathematics (common core) and language arts (common core).