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Top 10 World’s Dinosaur Museums To Visit

There are many museums around the world introducing collections of dinosaur fossils, allowing visitors to have a firsthand glimpse on eyeful show. Which one would you like to visit?


No 10. Fernbank Museum of Natural History (Atlanta)

The true giants of the prehistoric world may have been unearthed in Patagonia, but you have to go to Atlanta to see them on display.

The Giants of the Mesozoic exhibit features the carnivorous Gigantosaurus, which rivaled the T. Rex in size, as well as the Argentinosaurus, the 100-ton sauropod that scientists say is the largest dinosaur ever classified.


No 9. Iziko Museum (Cape Town, South Africa)

Africa's oldest and biggest museum. It does not display images of T. Rex and Brachiosaurus, but it does feature some of the prehistoric beasts from its Karoo region.

In addition to dozens of other exhibits, the prehistoric section deals with lesser known dinosaurs and distant relative of dinosaurs that inhabited the continent from Cape Town to Marrakech.

The Carcharodontosaurus skull from North Africa is part of a creature that excelled the mighty T. Rex in size and stature, making it one of Africa's most imposing killers.


No 8. Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Science (Brussels)

With the largest dinosaur hall in the world, this museum has an impressive collection of fossilized skeletons and casts.

The standouts are 30 Iguanodons, the second dinosaur to be classified in the 1800s.


No 7. National Dinosaur Museum (Canberra, Australia)

This is the place to explore prehistory in Australia.

The place has the country's largest collection of dinosaur fossils.

Alongside fossils, bones and impressive footprints from all sorts of animals and beasts, the museum features a garden with imposing dinosaur sculptures and animatronics inside that add a bit of Spielberg magic to displays.

Educational events and weekend tours help attract 200,000 people a year, making it one of the area's biggest tourist attractions.

No 6. Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology (Alberta, Canada)

More than 130,000 fossils call this paleontological research centre home, including the original "Black Beauty" Tyrannosaurus skeleton with its unique dark sheen.

The museum is unique since the visitors can watch paleontologists at work in the preparation lab to see how they prepare fossilized bones.


No 5. Wyoming Dinosaur Centre (Wyoming)

This museum's standout attraction is a 106-foot Supersaurus.

The museum has acquired the most complete archaeopteryx in the world (after the one in Berlin) and boasts skeletons of Triceratops, Stegosaurus and Velociraptor, among others in all sorts of dynamic poses.

The real draw is getting to talk with real paleontologists, like those who inspired Alan Grant's character in "Jurassic Park."

The museum invites the visitors of all ages to "dig for a day" by signing up to participate in excursions to one of the world's richest bone fields.


No 4. Zigong Dinosaur Museum (Zigong, China)

Another vast space given to prehistoric fossils allows visitors to get a firsthand glimpse of an excavation site.

This top Chinese attraction has 18 complete skeletons among the 200 individuals pulled from the graveyard, and they're displayed among foot prints, skin fossils and other prehistoric finds.

Specimens are renowned in the dinosaur community and attract nearly 7 million people a year in China.


No 3.  Field Museum (Chicago)

The main attraction of the museum stands at the entrance. Meet Sue, the largest Tyrannosaurus in the world, who greets visitors at Chicago's natural history museum. The original skull, weighing 600 pounds and flashing 58 teeth, is on display in the museum's balcony.


No 2.  Museum für Naturkunde (Berlin)

Berlin's natural history museum houses a serious collection of bones excavated largely from Tanzania in the 20th century, featuring all sorts of species.

Most impressive is the 41-foot, 5-inch Brachiosaurus, the tallest dinosaur in the world on display. The museum holds Guinness World Record itself.

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