Fossil Stories

See a full size T-rex skeleton, live animals and fossil trees.

T rex skeleton



Visitor information

Opening times

Monday10am - 5pm
10am - 5pm
Wednesday10am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm

Free entry
No booking required


Discover the Earth's past through its fossil record and find out how amazing some of these creatures were.

Learn about the major changes to the landscape and the animals and plants that were around millions of years ago.

Visitors can become palaeontologists and re-assemble a pre-historic creature using virtual technology. Sound, touch and animation brings alive a world that disappeared millions of years ago.

This gallery also has a display on Crystals and Gems providing a sparkling story about minerals their formation, function and beauty.