ROTTERDAM, 21 April 2022 – Always wanted to meet lifelike dinosaurs? This summer you'll have your chance in the Beatrixpark in Schiedam. The travelling dinosaur exhibition Jurassic Encounter brings, an interactive installation of fifty life-sized moving dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic, and Cretaceous periods.
Visitors follow a 'dangerous route' through grasslands and forests, coming face to face with growling, roaring and hissing dinosaurs. The entertaining and educational event can be visited during the summer holidays from 28 July to 14 August 2022 and is a perfect day out for the whole family.
Spectacular day out for the whole family
This summer, you will travel back in time more than 65 million years in the Beatrixpark in Schiedam and meet life-size dinosaurs. With fifty moving dinosaurs including waving tails and roaring sounds, Jurassic Encounter offers a spectacular day out for the whole family. Step back into an era when dinosaurs roamed the earth and meet the impressive giants of prehistoric times. As you explore the park, watch out for the dinosaurs at every turn along the route. They hide in the bushes, graze in the treetops and tower over your head. The roaring, growling and hissing sound effects and moving body parts make a visit to Jurassic Encounter an exciting, realistic and enjoyable experience.
Jurassic Encounter comes to the Beatriixpark in Schiedam 📷 Martin Shields
Complete Jurassic Encounter experience
The dinosaurs in the park are equipped with information panels with interesting facts about each species, making a visit to Jurassic Encounter both educational and exciting. Visitors are also invited to the cinema, where great documentaries are shown about the time when dinosaurs roamed the earth. In addition, dinosaur fans can take part in an exciting virtual reality experience: fight a 'real' dinosaur or take a ride on the virtual dino roller coaster! Along the route, refreshing drinks and tasty snacks are available, such as traditional Spanish churros, steak sandwiches, hamburgers, crêpes & waffles, noodles and other pop-up snacks. To make sure you never forget a visit to Jurassic Encounter, there is fun merchandise for sale to take home as a souvenir.
About Jurassic Encounter
The successful travelling exhibition Jurassic Encounter: Where dinosaurs come to life originated in England and began its European tour on 2 April at Cassiobury Park in London. Jurassic Encounter will then travel on to Buxton, Edinburgh, Schiedam and Bristol this year. Naz Kabir, spokesperson for Jurassic Encounter, says: "In 2018
, thousands of visitors in both the UK and the Netherlands enjoyed an exciting day out, and we are excited to return for another tour in 2022. This time we have new dinosaurs, even more interactive exhibits including a VR experience and an educational cinema where families can learn more about these incredible creatures."