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Dinosaurs Extend Their Bedtime In Derby

Dinosaurs Extend Their Bedtime In Derby

Field Station: Dinosaurs has announced Extended Summer ‘Bedtime Hours’ for its new 14-acre park just outside Wichita, Kansas.

“Busy Summer days give way to lazy Summer evenings and we wanted to offer families the opportunity to enjoy these glorious Kansas nights in our park,” said Guy Gsell, Executive Producer at Field Station: Dinosaurs.

New Extended Summer Bedtime Hours will start July 5th on Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 10 am - 9 pm and the Field Station has new activities planned for kids during those early evening hours with three new live Bedtime Shows and a special surprise in the amphitheater each night at 8:15. Kids are encouraged to wear their PJ’s and bring their favorite stuffed animal. Admission will be $10 for everyone starting at 6 pm during summer hours, which run through August 14.

Starting the evening of Thursday, July 5, kids and adults alike will enjoy the soothing sounds of three new live shows, starting at 7 p.m.:

  • Storytime: Listen to stories from all your favorite dinosaur books
  • Bedtime Coloring Time: Coloring and drawing your favorite dinosaurs
  • Fossils Closeup: Up close & personal look at real fossils and where they came from
  • And for the evening’s finale, ”Goodnight T-rex!” The Mighty T-rex is sleepy but he doesn’t want to go to bed. Help get the Mighty T-rex ready for bedtime as he brushes his teeth, sings lullabies and winds down for sleepytime. Starts @ 8:15 in the Amphitheatre.

All visitors can save 10% on their entire tickets purchase when selecting Jurassic Golf, the Challenge Dome, or Paleo Lab along with a Day Pass.

The park will be open on the 4th of July, and Labor Day.

About Field Station: Dinosaurs

About Field Station: Dinosaurs

Field Station: Dinosaurs is a world-class family attraction that combines cutting-edge science with the creative minds of great artists and teachers to create a one-of-a-kind experience that's thrilling, educational and fun.

Set against the natural backdrop of rolling Kansas grasslands, the Field Station is just minutes outside Wichita, Kansas. Over 40 life-sized, realistic dinosaurs (including the 90-foot long Alamosaurus, among the largest animatronic dinosaurs ever made) come to life thanks to the brilliant engineering of the world's leading roboticists and the imagination of our artists. The park also includes a geodesic dome ropes course and miniature golf course, creating memorable and challenging activities for every member of the family.

The story of the dinosaurs is vividly presented on 14 acres of tall grasses, shady trees, winding trails and an outdoor amphitheater. Scientists from the Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute have worked to ensure that the exhibition encompasses the latest theories and discoveries in the fields of paleontology, geology, and environmental studies. Workshops, games, and activities connect the story of the dinosaurs to our world today, giving new relevance to their lives and power to the tale of their extinction.

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