7 Stores in 7 Days: Day 7 The Dinosaur Place

 The Dinosaur Place      

Oakdale, CT

Enjoy a day filled with educational fun and adventure! This is not just any 10,000 square foot gift shop!  There’s so much more! Hands on activities including mining and digging for Crystals and polished stones in a simulated mine. Learn about Geodes that are millions of years old. 2 stories of mineral and fossils Gallery. For crafter’s there is an amazing bead selection in the Bead Room and a fluorescent room with mineral specimens from around the world.

Outdoor adventures include the Dino Trail that is open from April 12th through October 31st. Closed Easter Sunday.  There are trails, playground, splash-pad and a maze.

This is a great place for Birthday parties for the kids and special events.  Group visits and classes are welcome.  Season Passes are available.