Looking for fun things to do with dinosaur-loving kids? Do we have some news for you! The Bronx Zoo just unveiled plans for a brand new dinosaur experience that will open on April 19 and run through November 3, 2019 (included in the Total Experience ticket). Your kids should definitely prepare for a roaring good time.
Advertised as the "biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America," the new attraction shuttles families (with narration) through a wooded area packed with 40 ultra-realistic (read: gigantic) animatronic dinosaurs. One of the most notable features will certainly be the two towering Tyrannosaurus rex—as well as the vegetarian Omeisaurus that stretches an impressive 60 feet long. And to make things as realistic as possible, the Bronx Zoo teamed up with a paleontologist from the American Museum of Natural History—Don Lessem even served as an advisor on the original Jurassic Park!
The experience is topped off with an ADA-accessible fossil dig area for kids to play in, plus some additional dino-themed activities around the zoo.
Until then, be sure to visit the brand new T.rex exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.