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Adults Get to Party with Dinos at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (July 25, 2017): Adults are invited to party the night away in World’s Giant Dinosaurs, with the latest incarnation of the Manitoba Museum’s Adult Evening. Dinos After Dusk, takes place on Thursday, August 10 from 7 pm to 11 pm.

Visitors will travel back in time for a prehistoric neon dance party enjoying after-hours access to the exhibit. With glass in hand, visitors will get to toast T. rex and munch on snacks beside a 66-foot-long Mamenchisaurus! DJ King Cabernet will provide music, while visitors test their “driving” skills in a dino racing obstacle course presented by the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre. Adults will enjoy some meaty learning with expert talks addressing the connection between birds and dinosaurs, and learn how dinosaurs could grow to such enormous sizes.

The Museum has extended its open hours on Friday evenings to 9 pm through the run of World`s Giant Dinosaurs (until Sep 4).

Check out more Manitoba Museum adult-oriented programs:

Dinos Before Dinner • Fridays, Jul 28, Aug 11 & 25 • 6:15 – 7 pm • Free with admission but you must reserve a spot for a tour of the exhibit and a coupon to save 10% at BluFish Sushi to feed your dino-sized appetite.

Horizon • Friday, Aug 18 • 7 pm & 8 pm •$15, $12 for Members. Enjoy a sensory and emotional experience celebrating the people, landscapes, and freedoms that make Canada home.This event includes access to the Science Gallery ; Museum Galleries and World’s Giant Dinosaurs will alsobe open.

Behind the Scenes Human History Tour • Friday, Aug 4 • 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm • $15, $10 for Members. Explore our human history collections; reflect on the individual histories of the objects that help to tell the stories of our collective past.

Behind the Scenes Conservation & Human History Tour Sunday, Aug 27 • 2 & 3 pm; Friday, Sep 1 • 6:30 & 7:30 pm • $15, $10 for Members. Take a peek at our human history collections with a special visit to our conservation labs to learn how we safeguard all our collections for the future.

Visit the Museum’s website (manitobamuseum.ca/main/programs-and-events/) for full details of all of these amazing summer events.

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About the Manitoba Museum - The Manitoba Museum is the province's award-winning heritage and science centre. It is unique in its combination of human and natural history themes and renowned for its vivid portrayal of Manitoba’s rich and colourful history, Planetarium shows, and Science Gallery exhibits. The Museum features immersive dioramas, multi-dimensional interpretation, science and astronomy education, and quality school and community programs. The Museum has collected and protects over 2.8 million artifacts and specimens, including the Hudson's Bay Company Museum Collection. 

For more information, contact:
Jody Tresoor, Communications Specialist
Manitoba Museum
t: 204-988-0614
c: 204-294-4024
jtresoor@manitobamuseum.ca

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