Get ready for a roaring good time at the National Museum of Nature and Science, where the highly anticipated Dinosaur Expo 2023 is currently underway! From Tuesday, March 14, 2023 through Sunday, June 18, 2023, visitors can come and explore the evolution of these magnificent creatures. This exhibit will take you on a journey through the "attack and defense" systems of dinosaurs, revealing how they evolved to survive in their environment.
The highlight of the exhibit is the Tyrannosaurus "Tyson", on display for the first time anywhere in the world. Everyone knows about the Tyrannosaurus rex, but this is a unique opportunity to see a new specimen up close. You'll be able to examine its bone structure and understand the features that made it such an apex predator. Be sure to take a picture** with "Tyson" and make it a memory that will last a lifetime!
**Photography is basically allowed in the Special Exhibition Hall, but please refrain from taking videos. For details, please check the rules posted at the entrance to the Special Exhibition Hall.
The National Museum of Nature and Science is one of the oldest museums in Japan, having been established in 1877. As the only national science museum in the country, it's a core research institution and a leading museum in Japan. With over 4 million items in its collection, it's a treasure trove of knowledge about space, life, technology, and the nature and history of the Japanese islands.
Come join the excitement at the National Museum of Nature and Science's Dinosaur Expo 2023 and sink your teeth into the world of prehistoric reptiles! With a range of fascinating exhibits and interactive displays, you’ll be transported back in time to witness the awe-inspiring creatures that once roamed the earth. And the Tyrannosaurus "Tyson" is sure to be a knock-out display.
This exhibition also features a wide range of interactive displays for both children and adults. Step into the shoes of a paleontologist and examine fossilized remains of dinosaurs! See the different tools and technologies that were used to excavate and study these ancient creatures! These exhibits are not only informative, but also a lot of fun!