Explore-a-saurus

Travelling exhibition

Life in the time of dinosaurs

Available to rent January 2017

Step back in time to when dinosaurs reigned supreme, using concepts of palaeontology and forensics to learn how dinosaurs lived at Explore-a-saurus. Through exciting interactive experiences, you’ll discover what dinosaurs ate and how fast they ran, what colour they may have been and how they cared for their young.

Meet moving and roaring animatronic versions of some of the world's most famous dinosaurs including Tyrannosaurus Rex, the King of the Cretaceous Period, and Muttaburrasaurus, one of the most complete dinosaur skeleton specimens ever found in Australia.

This exciting and interactive exhibition links visitors to the evolution of our planet through STEM themes (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Biology will help you discover what features made dinosaurs thrive in their environment for so many millions of years or use maths skills to test the strength of a T-rex bite. Engineer pipe trumpets to replicate dinosaur sounds and investigate the technology that make our animatronic dinosaurs move and roar.

Visitors will be captivated and surprised by this absorbing study into life on this planet many millions of years ago.

Quick guide

Exhibition
23 exhibits
3 x 40ft shipping containers

Target audience
Children ages 5 to 12 and their families

Topic
Palaeontology, biology, scientific method

Supplied
Marketing and education materials
Transit insurance
Exhibition installation/dismantling team

Requirements
Floor area: 400 - 600 square metres (4,300 - 6,500 square feet)
Ceiling height: minimum 3 metres (10 feet), optimum 4 metres (13 feet)
Entry/exit: at least 2.7 x 2.7 metres (9 x 9 feet)
Storage: secure and dry
Power: standard 240v/120v electricity supply

Available
Available to rent January 2017 

Exhibit gallery

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Touring arrangements

Scitech to provide

• The exhibition as outlined in the Contract

• Transit insurance

• An exhibition supervisor to coordinate the installation and dismantling of the exhibition

• Replacement parts through normal wear and tear

• Education and marketing materials

• Exhibition manual with details of daily maintenance requirements

• A full briefing on exhibit operation and maintenance by Scitech staff after the exhibition is installed in your venue.

Host venue to provide

• A team to assist the installation and dismantling of the exhibition

• Replacement exhibit consumables as required

• 24 hour physical and/or electronic security of the exhibition

• Any special requirements (scaffolding, forklifts, trolleys etc.) specified in the Contract

 

Fee structure

Negotiations with individual venues will be conducted to determine the appropriate fee structure for the exhibition period.

Contact and enquiries

Gary Foxton - Travelling Exhibition Manager
Phone: +61 8 9215 0710
Mobile: +61 400 114 744
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Standard touring arrangements

Contracts for hiring Scitech exhibitions are negotiated with host venues on an individual basis to ensure all your requirements are fulfilled. We can assist in determining the best layout for the exhibition in the agreed space and can also design a suitable exhibition floor plan where necessary.

Exhibitions are installed, tested and approved by our technical and engineering staff, who ensure that they are ready to open on time and in perfect working order. Host venue staff are trained to carry out regular general checks and maintenance to keep the exhibition in excellent condition during its season.

Scitech exhibitions also come with a package of support resources including marketing and education materials.

Contact and enquiries

For more information, visit the exhibition pages above, or contact:
Gary Foxton - Travelling Exhibition Manager
Phone: +61 8 9215 0710
Mobile: +61 400 114 744
Email: gfoxton@scitech.org.au


Scitech is a member of the following collectives which facilitate and support the sharing, hire and purchase of science centre and museum content:
Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centres (ASPAC)
Australasian Science and Technology Exhibitors Networks (ASTEN)
Network of Australasian Museum Exhibitors (NAME)
Council of Australasian Museum Directors (CAMD)
Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
European Network of Science Centres and Museums (Ecsite
Australasian Planetarium Society (APS)

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