The Friends' Bookshop in the Exhibit Center building is owned and operated by the Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum, Inc. All profits from sales are used to fund projects, events and activities at Dinosaur State Park.
Hours - 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., when the Exhibit Center is open. Check days on Home Page.
The Exhibit Center is open throughout the year, but will be closed Sunday through Wednesday, effective Oct.1, 2017.
Convenient - You do not have to purchase an admission if you are only visiting the shop. It is handicapped accessible.
Discounts - FDPA members receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases.
New Member Discount - Those who join the FDPA via the website will receive a one-time 20 percent discount. Join and print out our special coupon. To become a member, print out the FDPA Membership Form and Special Internet Offer for new members. Mail the form to the Friends' office and bring your coupon with you when you shop.
The Place to Shop for Dinosaur-related Gifts and Souvenirs
Come in and see our extensive selection of dinosaur models, fossils, minerals, tee shirts, books, videos, games, jewelry, posters, and more. Bookshop items are specially selected for their quality and value. When you shop at the bookshop, you support the educational mission of the Friends. Profits from the shop which is run by the Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum are used to fund programs, exhibits, arboretum plantings, publications and equipment at the Park.
Place a Phone Order: 860-257-7601
Call during regular Park hours. VISA and MasterCard purchases are accepted. Have your account information available. For orders or more information, call the FDPA Office at 860-257-7601
Order by Mail
Write out your order and include a phone number and/or e-mail address in case we need to contact you about your order. Make your check or money order payable to FDPA.
Mail your order to:
Friends of Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum, Inc
Dinosaur State Park
400 West Street Rocky Hill, CT 06033