THE CLOSEST YOU WILL EVER COME TO DINOSAURS – DEAD OR ALIVE
DinoQuest is a travelling exhibition developed by Science Centre Singapore, Dezign Format, Digimagic and world renowned female palaeontologist Professor Patricia Vickers – Rich.
It is one of the most exciting and educational dinosaur themed exhibition ever to go on the road and it promises to bring visitors on a great adventure. It aims to wow the audience by creating an experience of the amazing discovery of dinosaurs in Australia. The exhibition is presented using the latest in interactive technology coupled with creative storytelling.
DinoQuest is a 1,600 square metres exhibition which consist of 7 Zones each offering a different thematic experience:
a) Explorer’s Hut
A threatrical retelling of how Australia’s first dinosaur fossil is discovered. Visitors will also register their RFID i-DinoTag, where they will be assigned a dinosaur fossil to discover during the rest of their journey
b) Dinosaurs of Darkness
Through the recreation of a scene from Australia in the early cretaceous, visitors will travel back millions of years to encounter ‘living’ dinosaurs as they would have lived then.
c) Extinction Cave
An immersive 4D theatre that will provide visitors a glimpse of what caused the dinosaur to become extinct.
d) Dig Site
Recreation of an actual dig site. Here, visitors will explore topics like the geological timeline, the fossilisation process, how dinosaur bones are excavated, and the various processes / tools that palaeontologists use in a dig site.
Find out what happens after bones are being excavated; how scientists figure out what the dinosaurs look like just from a few bones, and how they prepare the fossils from the rocks.
f) Dinosaur Dreaming
See displays of fossils and appreciate the amount of commitment and effort that palaeontologists put in to excavate and prepare these fossils.
g) Dino Playground
Fun and interesting zone to end off the experience. For example, visitors can doodle and draw their dinosaurs and send them off to the virtual Dinosaur Park.