Topeka Dino Days is a four-month-long celebration featuring incredible dinosaur-themed exhibitions, activities, and events at various locations throughout Topeka, Kansas. This spring, step into the world of SUE the T. rex to uncover the mysteries about the life of this fearsome fossil at the Great Overland Station. Enjoy learning about dinosaur eggs, nests, and babies through colorful, hands-on, interactive experiences at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Journey back to the age of dinosaurs in an immersive experience featuring life-size, animatronic prehistoric giants appearing throughout the Topeka Zoo. Joining in on the fun, businesses and organizations across Topeka have created dinosaur-themed specials, merchandise and events for visitors and locals to enjoy throughout the spring. Start your journey in Downtown Topeka at Topeka Dino Days Base Camp and track your experience on the Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport app.
Exhibits & Locations
There are multiple ticketing options for Topeka Dino Days. Please visit the Tickets & Admissions page for additional details on groups, field trips and combination tickets.
SUE: The T. rex Experience
- Great Overland Station
- February 4 - May 1 (NOW CLOSED!)
- Monday through Sunday 10-7
Step into the world of SUE the T. rex to uncover the mysteries about the life of this fearsome fossil. This newly updated exhibit, all the way from Chicago’s Field Museum is part of an immersive, multi-sensory experience.Learn More
Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies
- Kansas Children's Discovery Center
- February 24 - May 30
Visitors young, and young at heart, will enjoy learning about dinosaur eggs, nests, and babies through colorful, hands-on, interactive experiences that include a collection of real life dinosaur eggs.Learn More
Dinosaurs Alive! Created by Dino Don, Inc.
- Topeka Zoo
- March 10 - June 30
Dinosaurs are back in a BIG way at the Topeka Zoo. Journey back to the age of dinosaurs in an immersive experience featuring life-size, animatronic prehistoric giants appearing throughout the zoo.Learn More
Topeka Dino Days Base Camp
- Downtown Topeka
- February 24 - May 30
Start or end your journey at the Topeka Dino Days Base Camp, or swing by at any point along the way. See an Allosaurus and calf at no charge, grab some swag and find out where all of the dino hot spots are throughout town.Learn More
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Topeka Dino Days is a city-wide celebration! Businesses and organizations across Topeka have created dinosaur-themed specials, merchandise and events for visitors and locals to enjoy thought out the spring.
The Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport is the perfect way to track your journey through Topeka this spring! Check into all 4 exhibits to earn our Explorer Patch and a chance to win other prizes.GET THE EXPLORER PASSPORT
2022 Topeka City Guide
Visit Topeka has a new Topeka City Guide available to help you plan your trip.Request A Copy
Shirts, hoodies and more! Check out our online store to order your Topeka Dino Days merchandise.Start Shopping
Hotel Deals & Offers
Several hotels created special rates to help you save money on your tripView Offers