dinosaur museum

What’s Happening?

Upcoming events….please check back often for more detailed updates!

NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event.


Dec 16, Sat-1:00pm-2:00pm…Mrs. Claus and her Reindeer Dogs…All Sienna, the Border Collie, wants for Christmas is to be a reindeer dog, but instead she gets a baby brother Border Collie, named Joey! Now she wants to run away. Will Joey win her over with his cute tricks? Come to the show at and find out in this fun program at 1:00pm, where you can create a fabulous holiday craft to take home. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus when they arrive at the museum at 12:30pm right before the show. Treat bags to all children after the show. Bring your camera and take your picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus and of course Sienna and Joey.

Santa and the Dinos….Santa will be at the Dinosaur Resource Center on the following dates…

Dec 16, Sat-12:30pm-3:00pm 
Dec 17, Sun-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 19, Tues-11:00am-2:00pm 
Dec 20, Wed-11:00am-2:00pm 
Dec 21, Thurs-11:00am-2:00pm

We have our craft table available for the children to make an ornament for our Christmas tree as well as one for themselves. So come and see Santa and help us decorate our Christmas tree! Included with the cost of museum admission.

Dec 24, Sun…10:00am–3:00pm…Christmas Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing early on Christmas Eve.

Dec 25, Mon…Christmas Day…Happy Holidays!!! The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed on Christmas day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Dec. 26th .

Dec 28, Thurs…9:00am-6:00pm…Kids FREE Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission. Have fun learning from these great booths:

Natures Educators – 10:00am-4:00pm – Live birds of prey and reptiles – Get up close and meet live birds of prey and reptiles and learn their personal stories. Learn what raptors and dinosaurs have in common. Come with your camera and lost of questions!

Flash & Thelma Memorial Hedgehog Rescue – 10:00am-4:00pm – Live hedgehogs – See, Pet and learn about these adorable creatures which are the oldest living live bearing mammals. They were here with the dinosaurs and are still thriving. 

The Money Museum – 10:00am-4:00pm – Money exhibit – They will be bringing coins made from different elements. Learn how certain elements are good for coin usage while others are not. They will also play a game with visitors with coins and if you get the right answer you get to keep the coin.

John Patterson – 10:00am-4:00pm – Dinosaur, astronomy and landscape art – John will give lessons on how to draw prehistoric and modern animals, astronomy art and landscapes. 

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – 11:00am-3:00pm – They will have a variety of  wonderful animals with their Zoomobile.

Dec 31, Sun…10:00am–3:00pm…New Year’s Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing early on New Year’s Eve.


Jan 1, Mon…New Year’s Day The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed on New Year’s day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Jan 2nd.

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