Jurassic Quest Comes To Long Island

Baby Trixie the triceratops is made for holding. (Jurassic Quest)

Billed as nation’s biggest dinosaur experience

The largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit in North America is back, bigger and better than ever. The nation’s largest herd of photorealistic dinosaurs are ready to delight Long Island families when Jurassic Quest® heads to the Nassau Coliseum from Saturday to Monday, Feb. 19 to 21.

This is one of the first indoor family edutainment shows to relaunch since March 2020 due to the pandemic and will visit Uniondale with its most beloved and unique indoor experiences for the whole family including life-like dinosaurs, dinosaur themed rides and attractions, live dinosaur shows, interactive science and art activities, a “Triceratots” soft play area for our littlest explorers, photo opportunities, and more.

Walk through the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods to see the dinos that ruled on land, and “deep dive” into the “Ancient Oceans” exhibit to come face to face with the largest apex predator that ever existed—a moving, life-size, 50-foot-long megalodon. Meet the babies, hatched only at Jurassic Quest: Cammie the Camarasaurus, Tyson the T-Rex and Trixie the Triceratops—and, you may even catch one of the star dino trainers: Safari Sarah, Dino Dustin, Captain Caleb, Prehistoric Nick or Park Ranger Marty!.

Loved by millions, only Jurassic Quest can bring families memories this big with its herd of animatronic dinos, from the largest predators to playful baby dinos. They are displayed in realistic scenes with some that move and roar, allowing guests to experience them as they were when they roamed the earth billions of years ago. Jurassic Quest works in collaboration with leading paleontologists to ensure each dinosaur is painstakingly replicated in every detail, from coloration to teeth size, to textured skin, fur or feathers, drawing on the latest research about how we understand dinosaurs and ancient giants of the sea looked and moved.

Tickets start at $19 at www.jurassicquest.com or on-site, and include a 100 percent ticket guarantee that in the event of a show cancellation or postponement for any reason, ticket purchases will be automatically refunded for the full purchase amount. Tickets are for a timed-arrival window, and advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. Guests can walk through the dinosaur experience at their own pace, and strollers are permitted. Some venues may have wheelchairs for use, but please contact the venue in advance to make arrangements.

The Ancient Oceans exhibit features the Megalodon, the largest apex predator in history. (Jurassic Quest)

General admission tickets include access to the dinosaur and marine exhibits, arts and crafts activities, and dinosaur shows. There are rides and activities that require activity tickets available on site, or guests can upgrade to the Kids Unlimited Rides ticket (the best value for children ages 2-12). Souvenir photography and animal art tattoos are available at a separate cost. Attractions are subject to change based on local government COVID protocols. Check the ticket page of each event for more information. Entry is free for children under age 2.

Visit https://nassaulivecenter.com. Get tickets here.

—Submitted by Jurassic Quest

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