Destination Dino at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
  • Dinosaurs are back, March through July 7th! Come explore the next generation of animatronic, prehistoric fun with our ALL-NEW, life-size, life-like DINOSAURS!

    Don't Miss Out!


    Dinosauria is open for exploration March 2 – July 7, 2018.

    All New Dinos!


    Meet a brand new mix of 21 species of animatronic, life-like, carnivorous and herbivorous dinosaurs throughout the Dinosauria exhibit.

    What's the price of adventure?

    $4.00 per person for non-members
    $3.00 per person for members

    Tickets available at the front ticket gate or at the exhibit entrance, inside the Zoo.

    Zoo admission not included. Zoo admission or membership must be purchased to enter Dinosauria.

    Begin Your Adventure

    • Start your exploration from inside the Zoo, and walk to the iconic gates at the entrance of our newest exhibit, Dinosauria.
    • Follow the winding path into a wooded, swampy environment (ideal for our ancient friends!) filled with more than 21 life-size, life-like dinosaurs.
    • Experience the prehistoric world like you've never seen it before, then end your trip at the Dinosauria Yurt Gift Shop. Safe travels!

    What's Roaring at Dinosauria?

    With tons of exciting events and activities, there's never a dull moment in our prehistoric world. Stay up-to-date on all the action with this handy exhibit guide:

    FREE Member Preview

    Members receive free admission to Dinosauria
    March 5-9, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    The Big Reveal

    Join us for the Grand Opening of Dinosauria. Grand opening festivities will be from 9 am – 5 pm on Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4.

    Spring & Summer Dino Camps

    Dig into an archaeological adventure packed with exciting animal encounters, Zoo tours, dinosaur crafts and hands-on activities. Class sizes are limited to the first 24 children to register per age group.

    Purchase a Dinosauria Frequent Explorer Punch Card for Ten Times the Roar – Save $10 – Available at Ticket Gates

    Special Value

    Safari EGGscursion
    March 31, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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