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Visit A Triceratops In A Dino-Mite Exhibition, Melbourne Museum

Horridus is the world’s most complete triceratops fossil and you can now visit this fearsome dinosaur in his very own exhibit at Melbourne Museum!

Triceratops Melbourne Museum
Triceratops Melbourne Museum

Horridus is 85% complete with 266 finely preserved bones. His giant bones and frill all weigh up to a total of 1,000 kg.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum
Triceratops Melbourne Museum

Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs allows visitors to come face to face with Horridus, his story and the lost world he once lived in by exploring the thriving and immersive landscapes of the Cretaceous period.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum
Triceratops Melbourne Museum

Throughout this two-level exhibit, you will get the opportunity to learn about other Triceratops that used to roam the earth, the process of fossilisation, and how palaeontology is an amazing branch of science that helps us understand and learn about the earth’s geologic past.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum
Triceratops Melbourne Museum

Before visiting this exhibition make sure to check out Melbourne Museum’s online experience where dino lovers will have the opportunity to read up on fun facts, watch Triceratops TV, meet the experts looking after Horridus and access roar-some dino-themed at home play activities.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum
Triceratops Melbourne Museum


Tickets to see Horridus in the Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs exhibition is included with each Melbourne Museum ticket. Note that pre-booking is required, as the event will follow a timed entry.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum

This helps to ensure a better visitor experience, as it really requires time and space to appreciate the amazing fossil and the different interactive learning stations within the exhibition.

Triceratops Melbourne Museum

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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

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

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