Life Before Dinosaurs | SA Museum | Dec 2013 to Mar 2014

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Have some fun in the sun in January’s School Holiday Program at the South Australian Museum.

Relax on crash mats on the Museum lawns, handle collection items, splash in our rock pools and enjoy hands-on exploration of creatures from the Permian.

To cool off, venture inside to check out the exhibition Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters, sing and dance along to performances, and explore life in the past with a self-guided fossil trail.

Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters Exhibition | 14 December 2013–10 March 2014

Life Before Dinosaurs: The Permian Monsters

Step back in time 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea. Find out about the greatest extinction the world has ever seen!

This unique exhibition brings the past back to life with fossilised skeletons and full-size models of the animals that ruled the world millions of years before the dinosaurs.

Special Exhibition Gallery, Ground Floor

See Admission costs and more information here.

Step back in time 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea. Find out about the greatest extinction the world has ever seen!

This unique exhibition brings the past back to life with fossilised skeletons and full-size models of the animals that ruled the world millions of years before the dinosaurs.

– See more at: http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/explore/exhibitions/life-before-dinosaurs-the-permian-monsters#sthash.GsgZO3sY.dpuf

Life Before Dinosaurs Touch Trolley

  • 13-17 & 20-24 January 2014  |  10am-12noon
  • Museum front lawns
  • Best suited ages 5-12 years

Experience a hands-on exploration of creatures from the Permian. Science Communicator Carey Burke demonstrates how palaeontologists interpret fossil material to uncover the stories of prehistoric times. Bring your mystery fossil specimens along for identification!

Valley of the Monsters with Professor Flint

  • 13-17 & 20-24 January 2014  |  12noon-1pm
  • Main Foyer, Ground floor
  • Best suited ages 5-12 years

Sing and dance with Professor Flint, the singing Scottish palaeontologist, and explore a world of prehistoric monsters!

Fossil Detectives: In Search of Monsters!

  • 13-17 & 20-24 January 2014  |  2pm-3pm
  • Main Foyer, Ground floor
  • Best suited ages 5-12 years

Join fossil detectives Carey Burke and Professor Flint as they explore how palaeontologists discover the science behind the cool critters and magnificent monsters from millions of years ago.

Self-guided Fossil Trail

  • 13-24 January 2014  |  10am-5pm
  • Collect in Main Foyer, Ground floor
  • Best suited ages 5-12 years

Follow the trail that takes you on a journey back in time through the Museum’s Ediacaran, Megafauna and Opal Fossil Galleries.

Click here for more information.

What:  Life Before Dinosaurs

When:  Exhibition begins 14 December 2013 to 10 March 2014 | School Holiday Activities January 2014 (see dates above)

Where:  South Australian Museum | North Terrace, Adelaide

Who:   Best suited to 5-12 years

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