All Things Dinosaurs in March at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

They’re big, they’re fierce and after 150 million years, they’re back! While the NEW Dinosphere opens March 19, there are some DINOmite things happening before then at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Here’s a list:

March 15: Egg Hunt

March 15, 12 p.m. – In celebration of the opening of Dinosphere®, dinosaurs have laid 72 eggs all over your favorite downtown Indianapolis hotspots. The first person to find and claim each egg receives a FREE museum admission ticket and is entered to win one of two Children’s Museum membership! Take a photo with your egg and tag the museum on social media to receive an extra entry into the drawing. More info:

March 15: Sound and Light Show

March 15, 8 & 9 p.m. – Get ready, Indy—dinosaurs are taking over Monument Circle! Using projection technology, a sound and light show will make it feel like the prehistoric past is busting through buildings and into our streets. The 45 second show will debut Saturday, March 15, 2022, and will air on additional dates throughout the summer.

March 17 & 18: Member Preview Days for the NEW Dinosphere

March 17 & 18, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Museum members get an exclusive opportunity to explore the New Dinosphere! Reserve tickets in advance as capacity is limited due to social distancing.

March 18: Jurassic Jubilee 

March 18, 5:30-9:30 p.m. – A family-friendly celebration of all things dinosaur, featuring exclusive access to NEW Dinsophere®.There will be special programs and food along with entertainment and dancing. Members get a steep discount:

March 19 & 20: NEW Dinosphere Opening Celebration 

Featuring giveaways (including shirts) while supplies last. Special activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reserve tickets in advance due to capacity with social distancing.

March 19: Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience Opening Day

March 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. – Before or after a visit to the NEW Dinosphere, head outside to make memories together in the 7.5 acre sports utopia, now celebrating its fifth season.

March 19: Dino Planet: A Mission Jurassic Experience (Atrium Show)

Weekends and peak days at 12 p.m. – Travel back in time, 165 million years to discover first-hand what life was like for the Jurassic giants! Experience encounters with a sauropod baby and an adolescent to discover how these giants grew to such an immense size! 

March 25 and 26: Monument Circle Window Display

Beginning at 8 p.m., the AES building located on Monument Circle is going green for dinos! AES will light up their windows to spell out DINOS! to celebrate the opening of Dinosphere.

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