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The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

Explore over 1.5 miles of dinosaur-filled nature trails in a 60 acre family fun adventure park! Encounter over 50 life-sized dinosaurs, get lost in a"MAZE"asaurus dinosaur-themed maze, stay cool in New England’s largest Splashpad, a zero-depth water park, jump and roar through Monty's dinosaur-sized playground and much more.

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Although it’s been more than 66 million years since dinosaurs roamed the earth, The Dinosaur Place™ at Nature’s Art Village is home to over 50 life-sized dinosaurs situated in a pristine 60 acre outdoor adventure park. Stroll through over a mile of dinosaur-filled nature trails wrapping around the scenic Raptor Bay Lake. Access the nature trails by walking under the belly of a life-sized brachiosaurus, an immense creature that measures 75 feet long and 40 feet tall. Enjoy the state-of-the-art playground with 5 unique jungle gyms including the one-of-a-kind SpaceNet, designed exclusively for The Dinosaur Place™. Get lost in a"MAZE"asaurus, a dinosaur-themed maze where families can explore together and find their way out! Exit the maze by sliding down the mouth of a giant T-Rex! For the brave, experience the animatronic dinosaur encounters in Cowl's Cave and Carnivore Cavern - they move, roar, and more! You also won’t want to miss watching the active volcano erupt every hour and the vast assortment of educational “touch and feel - what am I?” boxes situated throughout the nature trails.

Looking to expand your Dinosaur Place experience, join us at our newest attraction; Lapilli Landing! Wind your way along our pedal kart track known as Pedal Pushers! 4 loops for just $4 (ages 6+). Preparing the tiny tikes for Copper Creek Mini Golf when they hit 6 years old? At Pee Wee Putters you can teach them on a course that was designed for them with Dodo birds, Cassowaries and other curious creatures to interact with. Just $3 per toddler (ages 2-5).

During the summer, bring along your bathing suit and flip flops and prepare to get soaked in New England’s largest zero-depth Splash Pad, a water park where dinosaur-themed water features delight children and adults of all ages. And experience the Vortex SuperWheel, an impressive giant spinning wheel which pours thousands of gallons of water down on everyone below.

Have a dinosaur-sized appetite? Enjoy a variety of picnic areas, and you can bring your own lunch, or find tasty treats at Monty’s Munchies and delicious desserts at The Village Ice Cream Shop! Your prehistoric adventure awaits at The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village.

Pricing: Adults (18-59) $27.99, seniors (60+) $25.99, children (6-17) $31.99, children (2-5) $27.99, children (under 2) free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Food/Beverage Services, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities

Dates of Operation: Apr.-Nov. (weather permitting), closed Easter and Thanksgiving.

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Location:

1650 Hartford-New London Tpke.
Route 85
Montville, CT 06370

Hours:

Daily, 10-6 with last entry at 5 p.m.

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