PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family

Come face-to-face with a life-sized T. rex and get to know the whole family.

Closing October 3, 2021

Additional Ticket Required
All Ages
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Think You Know Tyrannosaurus Rex? Think Again!

With its 60 plus razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and starring role in a blockbuster film series, T. rex is arguably the world’s most popular dinosaur. But there’s more to the “tyrant lizard king” than you may know.

This summer, Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family – the world’s first exhibition showcasing the newly revised tyrannosaur family tree – comes crashing into the Museum, giving you the chance to learn more about the entire tyrannosaur gang!

Come face-to-face with a life-sized T. rex, see a dramatic array of fossils and casts of tyrannosaur specimens, run for your life in a virtual experience, hatch a dinosaur egg and more in this immersive, multimedia exhibition that sheds new light on these ancient carnivores.

Guests will have the chance to meet Guanlong wucaii, a feathery relative of the T. rex, see how recent scientific findings confirm the links between dinosaurs and birds, and learn more about why sudden environmental devastation can cause even the most dominant species to go extinct.

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family will be at the Museum June 19 – October 3, 2021.

During regular Museum operating hours (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), admission to Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family is available through a combination ticket that includes access to the exhibition as well as regular Museum exhibits.

  • Admission is $20.50 for adults; $18.50 for youth (ages 6 – 12) and seniors (ages 60 and older); and $15 for preschool-aged children (ages 3 – 5). Dome tickets are additional. Discounts are available for teachers, military personnel and through the Museums for All program.
  • Admission during Thursday and Friday extended hours (June 24 – October 1, 5 – 8 p.m.) for Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family only is $10.
  • Museum members receive free admission to the Museum and this exhibition. Join today!
  • If you're coming to see Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family on a Saturday or Sunday, check out the line up of local food trucks we have coming to the Museum. Dinosaurs and lunch, yes please!

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Now Open

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family is an exhibition created by the Australian Museum and toured internationally by Flying Fish.