Special Exhibition: The Ruyang Yellow River Dinosaur

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The complete skeletons of 9 giant dinosaurs and more than 60 fossils, including one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered in Asia – the 27m long Ruyang Yellow River Dinosaur, will be on exhibition at the Nagoya City Science Museum this summer. Five of the dinosaurs on display have never before been exhibited in Japan.
The Ruyang Yellow River Dinosaur was discovered by accident in 2005 by a village farmer in Ruyang County in central China’s Henan Province. These giants of the Early Cretaceous Period ruled the Earth 145 million to 100 million years ago.

© Masato Hattori
  • When: Saturday, July 16 to Wednesday, August 31
  • Open: Daily 09:30 to 17:00; closed on July 19, 25 and August 1, 8, 22, 29.
  • Admission: 1200 Yen for adults, 700 Yen for students, and 500 Yen for school children; buy in advance and save up to 200 Yen off admission. The price includes admission to the permanent exhibitions.
  • Access: Located on the edge of Shirakawa Koen, a 5 minute walk from exit 5 of Fushimi Station.
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