Curated & produced by the Australian Museum in Sydney. Real specimens on loan from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh. Toured internationally by Flying Fish.
You think you know T. rex – think again. Get up close and personal with a host of tyrannosaurs in this powerful introduction to one of our planet’s most successful group of predators. From the famed and feared T. rex to the diminutive Dilong, discover the lives of these prehistoric beasts through real fossils, spectacular models, casts, and unique multimedia experiences, alongside the latest research and discoveries. Features: • Real tyrannosaur specimens • 5 complete tyrannosaur cast skeletons • 7 tyrannosaur cast skulls • Augmented reality experience • Immersive video projection tunnel • Interactives and multimedia • Free mobile app game that challenges users to find and unlock different tyrannosaurs. The Tyrannosaurs app has had over 3.1 million downloads to date!
Film & Sound
Available Package Options
Collection and interpretation
High ceiling height
More Details About Technical Requirements
Minimum Ceiling Height of 14 ft. required throughout, 19 ft. recommended for T.rex Minimum Booking Period: 3 months minimum Production Time: 10 working days for installation, 7 working days for de-installation Freight: 3 x 53 ft. trailers + 1 x 20 ft. climate-controlled vehicle
Past and Future Venues
20 November 2013 - 27 July 2014 Australian Museum, Sydney 219,000 visitors
26 September 2014 - 8 February 2015 Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington 127,000 visitors
22 May - 4 October 2015 Scienceworks, Museums Victoria, Melbourne 94,0000 visitors
31 October 2015 - 28 March 2016 Newcastle Museum 30,500 visitors
2 February - 30 April 2017 Waterloo Region Museum, Kitchener, Canada 36,000 visitors
29 May - 27 August 2017 Discovery Centre, Halifax, Canada 65,200 visitors
28 September 2017 - 22 April 2018 Science Centre of Iowa, USA 122,500 visitors
26 May - 3 September 2018 Discovery Place, North Carolina, USA 80,000 visitors
8 June - 1 September 2019 Durham Museum, Nebraska, USA 83,200 visitors
23 January - 4 May 2020 National Museum of Scotland
Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family brings the latest tyrannosaur discoveries to life. The exhibition is available for an exclusive presentation between June 2020 and February 2021, after its stop at the National Museum of Scotland and before it travels to the Milwaukee Public Museum in March 2021.