Date

Limited time only

Times 

9am - 4.30pm everyday 

Plus we're open late for summer on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from November 6 

Location 

Dinosaur Trail (opposite Lemurs)  

Cost 

Included with Zoo entry 

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

Free for Zoo Members 

Discover a spectacular Dino laboratory!

Experience Melbourne Zoo’s new Dino Lab.

Explore giant animatronic dinosaurs and find out how we have brought them back from extinction.

There's plenty to keep both big and little dino lovers entertained.

  • Become a junior palaeontologist at the Dino Dig
  • Dote over the cute baby dinosaurs in our care
  • Step back in time and explore stories of extinction 
  • Visit the Zoo Shop for a prehistoric souvenir

The dinosaurs have been patiently waiting at the zoo while we've been closed and will remain at our zoos for some time yet, so don’t worry, they’re not leaving anytime soon!

*Children under 16 visit free on weekends, Victorian Government school holidays and Victorian public holidays.

Meet all our dinosaurs!

Discover Zoorassic at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Journey along the Werribee River Trail to discover full-scale animatronic beasts and become a palaeontologist in the Dino Dig Pit.

Experience Lost Sanctuary at Healesville Sanctuary!

Adventure to an undiscovered bushland space to meet the dinosaurs and megafauna thought to be lost forever.

Your visit to Melbourne Zoo helps fight wildlife extinction.

Want unlimited entry to all three dino exhibits?

Become a member to see them all.

Members get more!

Only $9.50 a month over 12 months
Unlimited entry to Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary (daily capacity restrictions apply)
Kids join free on adult memberships
Free entry to five interstate zoos
Discounts at the Zoo Shop and from our zoo partners
Help fund our conservation work to fight wildlife extinction