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Traveling dinosaur exhibit to be featured at Ocala’s Discovery Center

The Discovery Center’s newest traveling exhibit, Dinosaur Revolution, will soon be open to the public.

The exhibit is scheduled to open on Saturday, Jan. 18 and be on display through Saturday, March 28 at the facility, located at 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

Dinosaur Revolution will be on display at the Ocala Discovery Center from Saturday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, March 28. The facility is located at 701 NE Sanchez Ave.

The Dinosaur Revolution Maze is an interactive learning experience. Engaging for all ages, the maze offers fun, hands-on ways to explore the fascinating prehistoric world of dinosaurs.

Themed activities are designed to reveal intriguing facts and unravel the mysteries of these enormous creatures, from mimicking the ways dinosaurs walked or flew, to investigating dinosaur fossils for clues about their extinction. Participants will feel like paleontologists.

A special grand opening event will be held Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature refreshments, face painting and dinosaur-themed arts and crafts, as well as live reptile encounters.

The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission to the Discovery Center is $8 per person or $28 for a family of four. Yearly memberships also are available for individuals and families.

StarLab Planetarium shows are held on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and tickets are $3 per person.

Dinosaur Revolution is sponsored by Ocala Electric Utility. For more information, please call (352) 401-3900 or visit www.mydiscoverycenter.org.