Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

McKinney: Dinosaurs Live!

September 17, 2016 - 9:00am to February 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

Encounter a 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 11th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit. The exhibit always gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. Don’t forget it also provides a unique family outing during the holidays. See the dinosaurs move and hear them roar! Photo op and play area dinosaurs will be available as well. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly. Also, be sure to check out our new Design-a-Dino Coloring Contest.

Dates: September 17, 2016- February 19, 2017
Times: open during normal operating hours, Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.


  • Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 1 Nature Place
  • McKinney, Texas
  • 75069