First the Putnam Museum in Davenport brought in “Dinosaurs Unearthed” this year, and now the Illinois side of the Quad-Cities is picking up the prehistoric pace.
“Discover the Dinosaurs,” a hands-on traveling exhibit including more than 40 animatronic and museum-quality dinosaur replicas, will be at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island, this weekend. The center is open from noon to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 for those 12 to 64 years old, $10 for those 65 years and older and 2-11 years old; and free for those younger than 2 years of age.
Kids and families are encouraged to get up close and touch some of the dinosaurs that will be on display.
In addition to the exhibit, other activities included in admission price are the Dino Dig, Dino Den play area, Dino coloring area, a scavenger hunt and the Dino theater.
Several other attractions, including gem and fossil panning, face painting, dinosaur inflatables, mini-golf and Dino rides, are available for an additional charge.