Special Programs at Dinosaur State Park
Activities at Dinosaur State Park are family-oriented. With funding from the Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum, Inc., the park presents special programs featuring topics related to dinosaurs and the natural history of the Connecticut Valley. The public is invited to attend. Admission is usually free with park admission. Check the schedule for future programs. Go to Coming Events listing.
View films: Films are shown in the park's auditorium on weekends. Visitors may request films during the week. Speak with someone at the Admission Desk. See current film schedule below.
Meet the park’s animals: Programs with our live animals will be conducted only on weekends.
Track Talks: A staff member will answer questions about the tracks and discuss what Connecticut was like in the early Jurassic period. Call the park for the schedule.
Discovery Room Activities: Examine fossil boxes. Investigate rocks and crystals. Work on puzzles. Read books. Make a Dinosaur Tracks Bookmark. Listen to bird calls. Identify dinosaurs on the magnetic wall and much more.
Outdoors: Go on a Bingo scavenger hunt, work on Letter boxing and Earth cache activities.
Films at Dinosaur State Park
||Earthquakes with Bill Nye
||Fossils with Bill Nye
||Reptiles with Bill Nye
||The Day the Mesozoic Died
||Comets and Meteors with Bill Nye
||Erosion with Bill Nye
||Evolution with Bill Nye
||Global Climate Change with Bill Nye
||Volcanoes with Bill Nye