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All on-campus visits and events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Virtual events will be running as normal unless otherwise stated.  For the latest updates visit our coronavirus information page. Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - please check with the event organiser listed against each event.

Teach Rex - Family Fun Day

Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Arts and Science Festival, Life and Environmental Sciences
Thursday 20th February 2020 (10:00-17:00)
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Aerona Moore, Learning and Engagament Officer


Winchester BABY DINO

Teach Rex at the Lapworth!

Get ready for a dino-mite day with Teach Rex! Join Jam the dinosaur as he roams through the museum and learn R-awesome facts in their fun-filled shows. 

Please note we expect to be extremely busy on the day. There is no need to book for this event. Activities are on a first come first served basis.

The show is suitable for children of all ages and has even proven to be extremely popular with adults. 


  • 11:00 Teach Rex Show (all ages) [Main Gallery]
  • 12:30 Story Time with Teach Rex (all ages) [Main Gallery]
  • 14:00 Teach Rex Show (all ages) [Main Gallery]
  • 15:00 Story Time with Teach Rex (all ages) [Main Gallery]

Throughout the day:

  • Make your own Tiny T-Rex! (all ages) [Jurassic Seas area]
  • Tilly Museum Trail (all ages)[Pick up a trail sheet at reception]
  • Duck Billed Dino Hunt (all ages)[Pick up a trail sheet at reception]

All events and activities are free unless otherwise stated.

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