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Free Jurassic Gardens visit offered for teachers

Wolf Word Smithing Posted on 2021-07-22

Free Jurassic Gardens visit offered for teachers Educator Appreciation Week set Aug. 7-15 at new, indoor dinosaur park VOLO — Educators are invited to check out Jurassic Gardens the week of Saturday, Aug. 7, to Sunday, Aug. 15, free of charge, Volo Auto Museum officials announced.“We want to show our appreciation for teachers, who certainly rose to the occasion through extraordinary circumstances over the last year and a half,” said Brian Grams, director of the auto and dinosaur museum complex at 27582 Volo Village Road. “We also want to...

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Educator Appreciation

Posted on 2021-07-18

  Educators Appreciation. Free Admission to Jurassic Gardens. To qualify for free admission to Jurassic Gardens you must be a currently employed educator from an accredited public or private K - 12 school in the United States.  Verification of employment must be presented at time of entry.  Once verified the educator plus one (1) guest will be granted a one (1) time free visit to Jurassic Gardens located at 27582 Volo Village Rd., Volo, IL 60073.  Educators may redeem one (1) free entry starting at 10:00 AM central time on August ...

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Jurassic Gardens | The Immersive Dinosaur Experience

Posted on 2021-07-08

The Volo Auto Museum has some exciting new neighbors, and they’re over 65 million years old. Jurassic Gardens is a brand-new, state-of-the-art museum experience that opened to tremendous success in May 2021. With an indoor exhibit that includes over 40 animatronic dinosaurs, a fossil dig, mining sluice, arcade and more attractions, the Jurassic Gardens experience is fun for the whole family. Your Experience at the Jurassic Gardens Exhibit When you walk into the Jurassic Gardens experience at Volo Auto Museum, you see a towering T-Rex tha...

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Dinosaurs' delight and amaze

Cynthia Wolf Posted on 2021-05-24

Dinosaurs delight, amaze visitors at Volo Auto Museum’s new Jurassic Gardens VOLO — Once past the towering T-Rex at the entryway, visitors to the new Jurassic Gardens at Volo Auto Museum walk into a green-fronded world thick with the pounding footfalls and piercing cries of dimetrodons, pterodactyls and triceratops. Dozens of iguanodons, ceratosauruses and velociraptors dot the gloam-lit landscape. “With the background sounds, the lighting, the foliage, the movement, it pulls you into dinosaur times,” said Brian Grams, director of the Volo A...

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