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A prehistoric playground for adults to explore the Museum after dark.

Open the door, get on the floor, everybody walk the dinosaur! After Dark is going back in time for prehistoric party that’s bigger than an extinction event. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, amazing objects, live music, films, entry to the Sciencentre and access to all the dinosaur action you can handle, all included in the ticket price (and kid free).

Tickets
Adult (18+ only) $21

Dinosaur Discovery
Prepare for a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous featuring more than 20 moving, life-size dinosaur models including T.rex and Muttaburrasaurus. 

Exhibitions
Dinosaur Discovery Level 3, 5.30pm - 9pm 
Sciencentre & Measure Island Level 1, 5.30pm - 9pm

Entertainment
The Divasaurs Cabaret Show 
Level 2, Foyer 6.15pm - 6.45pm & 7.30pm - 8pm
The Divasaurs are larger than life 1920's characters inspired costumes with a dinosaur twist. Think Greta Garbo meets Clark Gable but with horns and scales.This is not your everyday cabaret. 

Dinosaur Origami Level 2, 5.30pm - 9pm
Meet an origami master, learn the techniques and bring some ancient creatures back to life. 

Music
DJ Bacon
 Level 1, Sciencentre, 5.30pm - 9pm
Playing exclusively for our punters enjoying the Sciencentre, our resident DJ will be bringing the sizzling tunes for some kid-free mayhem. Did someone say spinning chair.

Sundown Jury Level 2, Foyer 6.45pm - 7.25pm & 8.00pm - 8.40pm
Grab yourself a sun-downer from the bar and relax to the vocal harmonies and melodic guitar riffs from Brisbane up-and-comers Sundown Jury.

Talks
Dinosaurs for Grown-ups - Dr Jonathan Cramb, Palaeontologist 
Level 2, Theatre, 6pm - 6.30pm & 7.40pm - 8.10pm
Most children go through a ‘dinosaur phase’, but lose sight of these fascinating creatures as they grow up. Find out what you’ve missed as we take a whirlwind tour of some of the most amazing dinosaur discoveries of recent years.

 
Meteorites and the Movies - Dr Zana Williams,  Geologist
Level, 2 Theatre, 6.50pm - 7.20pm & 8.20pm - 8.50pm

Hollywood has been predicting the end of the world by meteorite impact from as early as the 1940s. Anything from the earth destroying big impact portrayed in the movies such as Meteor, Deep Impact and Armageddon, the invasion of alien species travelling on a meteorite as seen in Evolution, Monolith Monsters and The Blob through to the rise zombies and killer plants in Night of the Comet and The Day of the Triffids has been played out on the silver screen. But what is the real science behind the movies? Should we be finding a friend for the end of the world?

Explore these themes seen in many movies and use events from the Earth’s history to discuss the likelihood of these end of the world events actually taking place. Let’s talk death of the dinosaurs, the modern day meteorite impact rate and even the origin of life on earth all linked to Hollywood’s epic meteorite movies.

 

Food and Drink
Available for purchase

Event Details

Dates
08 July 2016, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location
Level 3 Touring Exhibition Gallery

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