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Dinosaurs Uncovered @ The Herbert Art Gallery & Musuem


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Our latest exhibtion - Dinosaurs Uncovered!

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Dinosaurs Uncovered @ The Herbert Art Gallery & Musuem

  2. 2. Exhibition in Gallery 1DINOSAURS UNCOVERED21 July – 6 January 2013Travel through 250 million years, and discover some of themost iconic and awe inspiring creatures to walk the Earth.Come face to face with the skull of the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex, marvel at thelength of the Diplodocus thigh bone, consider the strength of the Stegosaurusarmour plating and be astonished by the Triceratops three horned might.Featuring amazing life-sizedinosaurs, real and replicafossils and holographic videopresentations by wildlifeexpert Chris Packham, thisthrilling exhibition will helpyou uncover the truths aboutdinosaurs and the world theydominated.Packed with excitinginteractives and touchscreen technology, visitorscan design their very owndinosaur skin, piece togetherdinosaur skeletons and testtheir knowledge of theseastonishing creatures. A ExhibitionTICKETS: CHILDREN & CONCES SIO SAVE 10% BY BOOKING AT WW NS £4.95/ADULTS £5.95/UNDER 4S FREE/FAMILY TICKETS W.THEHERBERT.ORG OR PAY ON £18 THE DAY * INCLUDES GIFT AID DONATION Kindly supported by:
  3. 3. EventsHISTORY HUNTERS31 July – 24 AugustThis summer join us to uncovernew and exciting things aboutour collection and theprehistoric lives of our monstrousvisitors in Dinosaurs Uncovered.From talks to trails, digs, artworkshops and film screeningsthere will be plenty of creativethings to do to keep you busy.Suitable for 4+ but all are welcome. FridaysTuesdays Find out More Talks & Trails FREEDigging for Dinosaurs FREE Starts at 11.00am & 1.00pm10.30am & 11.30am A fantastic chance to find out more about ourBecome an archaeologist for the day and objects on display and get actively involveddiscover the mysteries beneath the sand! Use with object handling and dressing up. Takingspecial tools, identify your discoveries and then place in the permanent galleries, each talk willget a chance to handle prehistoric fossils. look at something different and exciting.Booking will open one week prior to each Afterwards pick up a trail which will be themedsession. Please arrive promptly. to each week’s objects. Talks last 30 - 45 minutes.Wednesdays & Thursdays THE HERBERT ART GALLERY &Make and Take Creative MUSEUM IS A NON-PROFIT MAKINGWorkshops FREEDrop in between 10.30am – 12.30pm CHARITY. PLEASE DONATE SO THAT& 1.30pm – 3.30pm WE CAN CONTINUE TO OFFER OUROur popular art and craft sessions have gone FAMILY EVENTS FOR FREE.dino mad this summer! Don’t worry if youre not SUGGESTED DONATIONa fan of dinosaurs, there will still be plenty of £2 PER art techniques to try, enjoy and take THANK YOUhome to show off! BOOK NOW!EXHIBITION: Save 10% and book online at or pay on the day. EVENTS: Call 024 7629 4774 or ask at reception.
  4. 4. EventsEating with Dinosaurs FREEWednesday 29 August12.00pm – 2.00pmA chance to have a picnic in the shadow of adinosaur! Aimed at children aged 2-6, bringalong a packed lunch and blanket and eatyour picnic in our Covered Court area, face toface with dinosaurs. There will be an artyactivity to do while you eat your picnic.For safety reasons booking is essential. Pleasecall 024 7629 4774.Disgusting Dinosaur Digestion! £1Friday 31 AugustSessions start at 10.30am, 1.00pmand 2.30pmBe educated and revolted in this interactivetalk led by the lively palaeontologists ofEverything Dinosaur. Find out how we knowwhat prehistoric animals ate, handle fossils andlearn everything you could ever want to knowabout dinosaur digestion. Poo alert!Entry fees payable on the door. Placescannot be booked in advance.Film Screening Herbert Illumination TalkOne of Our Dinosaurs is Missing Warwickshires Jurassic Past FREEFREE Cert U Tuesday 18 SeptemberSunday 16 September 12.30pm – 1.15pm Dr Jon Radley, Curator of Natural Sciences for2.00pm Warwickshire Museum Service will describeIts Nanny Hettie to the rescue when a British Warwickshires seascapes and weird andIntelligence Agent is captured. As the only wonderful extinct creatures from roughly 200 -person who knows where a stolen piece of 170 million years microfilm is hidden, can she savethe day?Booking is advised. £50 PRIZE Join our DRAW!! win £50 mailing list to en Herbert worth of dinosauter our prize dra www.theshop.…ask at re r goodies from th and w herbert.o ception rg or go to e
  5. 5. MONSTERS OF THE DEEPFREE21 July – 9 SeptemberThe StudioBe enthralled by the MONSTERS OF THE DEEP…this unique CGI prehistoric aquarium showsthe reptiles that swam the Earths seas INCLUDING FREE EARLY YEARSmillions of years ago as the dinosaursroamed the land. Take a tour of some of ACTIVITY SPACEthese amazing creatures including Explore the deepest waters of the prehistoricplesiosaurs, pliosaurs, marine crocodiles ocean and create your own sea monster toand icthyosaurs, and the remarkable dive, splash and swim with. Our all-age activityunderwater world they inhabited. space includes a special baby friendly area.WHY NOT TREAT YOUR LITTLEMONSTER TO A DINO BIRTHDAYPARTY AT THE HERBERT?We are offering exclusive birthday parties forchildren aged 4+, with prices starting at just£10.95 per child.Tickets include a visit to the DinosaursUncovered exhibition and then party food inthe Herbert Café. We can also arrange GOODY BAG AND SHOP Why not treat the kids with our exclusivedinosaur themed party bags to make sure Herbert goody bags? There are three varietiesguests go home with some dino treats! available, from £4, £7 or £10 - one for every pocket money option! Jam packed with funkyFor more information please go to dinosaur and Herbert goodies, the bags great savings on recommended retail prices.
  6. 6. GETTINGHERE Scan this code with your smart 5 phone to go to our website 1 2 3 4 Car park postcodes 1 Cox Street, CV1 5LW 2 Lower Ford Street, CV1 5PW 3 Barracks, CV1 1DD 4 Salt Lane, CV1 2GY 5 Silver Street CV1 1HWHerbert Art Gallery & Museum Information for People TrainJordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP with Disabilities The Herbert is a shortT: 024 7683 2386 Parking for Blue walk from CoventryE: Badge holders is on Station.W: Bayley Lane opposite Rail information can beMonday – Saturday the entrance to the Herbert. found on 08457 484 95010.00am – 4.00pm Lift access and accessibleSunday toilets are available. Car12.00pm – 4.00pm The Herbert is Bus situated in Coventry For full details on all city centre. There are the National Express a number of public carKeep up to date Coventry Bus parks nearby. There are also services please visit the two Park and Ride servicesFollow @The_Herbert on Travelcard and Information operating, for moreTwitter for all thingsdinosaur! Well be tweeting shop at Pool Meadow Bus information callfun facts, crafts and more… Station, call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.#DailyDino 0871 200 22 33 or go to you require this information in another format please contact us on024 7683 2386All information correct at time of going to press. We reserve the right to change or cancel events or exhibitions withoutprior notice. Please check our website before your visit.The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum operates through a unique partnership of the following organisations:Coventry Heritage & Arts Trust Ltd. Registered charity number 1124704