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It was in January 2012 that the first negotiations began with a view to the creation of the dinosaur park. The cooperation agreement between the Municipality of Lourinhã and Dinosaurierpark of Münchenagen was signed at the same time.

The construction of the park was initiated in 2017, believing that it will be an anchor project with great impact on the tourism development of the region, for its importance at cultural, educational and entertainment level.

The Dino Parque is an outdoor museum, in an area of 10 hectares, including 4 tracks corresponding to some of the most important epochs in the history of the Earth: The end of the Paleozoic, the Triassic, the Jurassic and the Cretaceous.

Throughout these tracks, visitors can see more than 120 models of dinosaurs and other animals on the real scale. The park was specially designed to be an "Edutainment" (Education + Entertainment) experience, combining the knowledge of the evolution of the Earth, but also the fun part for the whole family.

Beside  the outdoor tracks, in entrance and the central building of the Dino Parque can be visited the exhibition of the Museu da Lourinhã, with its fantastic paleontological collection . In the laboratory, it is also possible to observe, in real time, the preparation of fossils.

The park also offers an area of activities, where visitors can experience some paleontology skills
 

Dinosaurs

The models of dinosaurs in the park were built with high scientific rigor, at real size and according to the latest findings made by paleontologists, in close cooperation and coordination with scientists from all over the world.

The world's most famous dinosaurs can be observed, such as Triceratops, Stegosaurus and the great Tyrannosaurus rex, the most famous of all predators. But also dinosaurs discovered in Lourinhã as the Torvossauros gurneyi, the Lourinhasauros or the Supersaurus.

 

Services

At Dino Parque you can find a variety of services.

In the main building, there is a cafeteria with terrace, ideal for a meal or simply having a coffee. There is still a Kiosk bar in the park, as well as a vending area.

Along the way, you can still find several resting areas that offer the possibility of pikniks in the nature.

The store located in the central building offers a wide range of products related to the world of paleontology and dinosaurs, fantastic ideas for a souvenir of your visit to Dino Park.

If you come by car don't worry, we have a parking for more than 250 lots.

 

Jobs

Do you think you have what it takes to be part of the Dino Park Team?

Aren't you afraid of the big Tyrannosaurus-Rex or the Spinosaurus?

So don't waste your time and send us your CV, we'll be waiting.

Send your CV to geral@dinoparque.pt

 

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