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HOT: Jurassic Dinosaur Disco, Melbourne Museum, Nicholson St, Carlton

HOT: Jurassic Dinosaur Disco, Melbourne Museum, Nicholson St, Carlton

If you haven’t visited Jurassic World: The Exhibition or are keen to relive the memories then head down to Melbourne Museum’s after-dark event this August – the Jurassic Dinosaur Disco!

Dinosaur Disco Melbourne Museum

On Saturday 13 August and 20 August you can dress up, boogie to your favourite disco and dinosaur tunes and visit Jurassic World: The Exhibition at night.

Dinosaur Disco Melbourne Museum

We had a fantastic time on the dance floor – even my normally non-dancing, non-participatory kids surprised me by their disco fever!

As for the exhibition, as expected scaredy cat 5 year Lady AB was frightened out of her wits, whereas sanguine 3 year old Baby 2.0 was wide-eyed but not too scared. So whether the exhibition is suitable for your children is really up to you, it’s aimed at 5+ years.

Dinosaur Disco Melbourne Museum

The disco is open 6-8pm and exhibition sessions must be booked for 6-7pm. However, your actual entry time seems to be flexible if it’s not very busy. Exhibition entry is available every 15 minutes from 6:15pm.

Parking at Melbourne Musem is flat rate $7, though look out for Museum Victoria member specials. On our visit Museum Members received free parking with a validated ticket.

Dinosaur Disco Melbourne Museum

Jurassic Dinosaur Disco is a really fun family-friendly night out, with opportunities to play with glow sticks, dress up and to see a world-first exhibition with amazing animatronics. Don’t miss out!

HOT Tips:

  • tickets available at the door but best to pre-book;
  • ticket includes disco, glow sticks and entry into Jurassic World: The Exhibition;
  • parking is easiest at Melbourne Museum, $7 flat rate;
  • a small cafe/kiosk is open with snacks;
  • if you’re wondering where we got our awesome dinosaur and dragon/pterodactyl dress ups, there were borrowed from our local toy library!

Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts loves to blog about ways in which families can have more fun together!

She's a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned entrepreneur who combines her love for kids, food, travel and bikes into several passion projects.

She owns an online bike store; develops and produces bike-related creative experiences for families via; and writes another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne with (non-kid related) reviews about things to do and places to go in Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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