Its time to visit Winton, Dinosaur Capital of Australia!
The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History
The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum is located 24km south-east of Winton, off the Longreach Road, and offers spectacular views from The Jump-Up. The Museum is home to the world’s biggest collection of Australia’s largest dinosaur fossils as well as life-sized bronze dinosaurs at Dinosaur Canyon. Guided tours through the Fossil Laboratory, Collection Room and Dinosaur Canyon start from 9am and run for 3 hours.
Open daily Apr-Sept, and six days a week (closed Sundays, Christmas and Boxing Days) Oct-Mar.
For a more hands-on experience, the Australian Age of Dinosaurs conducts three week-long digs per year. There are also opportunities to learn how to prepare dinosaur fossils ready for scientific study and then display. To tour, dig or prep, please visit the the Australian Age of Dinosaurs website www.australianageofdinosaurs.com for more information.
Dinosaur Stampede National Monument at Lark Quarry Conservation Park
Travel back in time 95 million years with a visit to Dinosaur Stampede National Monument, situated 110km from Winton along the Jundah road. This site is the world's only recorded evidence of a dinosaur stampede. Dinosaur Stampede is the inspiration behind stampede scene in Steven Spielberg's movie Jurassic Park.
Open daily Apr-Sept, and six days a week (closed Sundays, Christmas and Boxing
For further information about Dinosaur Stampede National Monument, visit the website at www.dinosaurtrackways.com.au.
For further information regarding your visit to Winton, including other attractions and accommodation, please visit www.experiencewinton.com.au or contact the Winton Visitor Information Centre.
Winton Visitor Information Centre
73 Elderslie Street
Winton, QLD 4735
Ph: 1300 665 115