Dinosaurs Unearthed :: Sloan Museum at Courtland Center

Mid-Michigan Moms Blog has a wonderful partnership with Sloan Museum, a local gem that we are honored to work with and showcase on our platform! All opinion expressed in this post are our own, based on our first-hand experience at Dinosaurs Unearthed at Courtland Center.

The dinosaurs have arrived! Dinosaurs Unearthed that is, at Courtland Center. One of Sloan Museum’s newest exhibit boasts dinos so big, that they had to take up residence outside of the museum! 


The Dinosaurs ::

These guys {and gals!} are HUGE and so incredibly life-like! They roar and move as you walk past. Each member of the dino crew is scientifically accurate, down to the feathers on T. rex. How cool is that?! Over 15 animatronic dinosaurs are featured throughout the exhibit. Giant skeletons, fossil casts of skulls, claws, and horns are on display, too. Your little ones will delight in digging for fossils, and seeing real specimens of Mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth. You can even check out – wait for it – DINOSAUR POOP! Yes, even coprolite is on display at this dynamic exhibit. 


The New Wizner’s Whizbang Emporium + The Buick Gallery ::

An added bonus? The new Wizner’s Whizbang Emporium, located in the rear of the exhibit, behind the dinosaurs. Featuring a play structure, a two-story play house, a market for little ones to shop in, puzzles and more. Much like its twin within Sloan Museum, the new Wizner’s offers a fun and interactive experience for children of all ages.


A sampling of the Buick Gallery is on display as well. Featuring an exhibition of over 30 historic vehicles that are a part of Michigan’s rich, automotive history. 

The Details ::

Before heading out to experience Dinosaurs Unearthed, don’t forget that the location is at Courtland Center! It’s a quick jaunt off of the expressway, with easy access and plenty of parking. If you’ve never been, plug 4190 E. Court St. Burton, MI 48509 into your GPS. Sloan at Courtland is accessible through the Court St. mall entrance, right next to El Cozumel Mexican Grill. Which, incidentally, is a great place to stop for lunch after the exhibit! 


Dinosaurs Unearthed is a wonderful, fun and educational experience offering children and adults of all ages a real window into the world inhabited by these fearsome and fascinating creatures that roamed the earth millions of years ago. The dinos will be in residence until January 6, 2019. Schedule your visit today! Tickets are available HERE. Tickets are also sold at the door, or by phone {810-237-3450}. Pricing is as follows:

Adults :: $10
Seniors 60+ :: $9
Youth ages 2-11 :: $7
Members :: $3

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