We’re really sorry, but the Grimshaw exhibition in the Art Gallery and the West Wing of the Rotunda Museum are currently closed due to water leaks following recent heavy rainfall. We’re working to open them again as soon as possible – thanks for your understanding. 

Dinosaur Detectives

Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2

Explore Scarborough’s Dinosaur Coast, an amazing world of dinosaurs on your doorstep! Budding palaeontologists will investigate how fossils are formed, discover the definition of a dinosaur and explore the characteristics of different prehistoric creatures. Handle dinosaur footprints and classify fossils, take part in role play and make a giant dinosaur leg to take back to the classroom!

  • Recognise that environments can change
  • Pupils will understand how to collect information from visual sources and artefacts
  • Pupils will explain what a fossil is
  • Pupils will discuss and solve mathematical problems in a practical situation

2 hour workshop – £80