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In response of the International Museum Day 2013, the National Museum of Natural Science will extend its opening hours till 9 o’clock in the evening on May 17,18 & 19. Tickets go on sale from 5:45pm for the events, which will take place at the Museum’s Oval Plaza on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 17, 18 & 19, 2013, from 6pm and run through till about 9pm.

Coinciding with the nationwide Museums at Night program, Dino-Night promises cutting-edge bright and colorful lights, featuring Daxiatitan binglingi Qiaowanlong kangxii, and Huanghetitan liujiaxiaensis standing at the Museum’s Oval Plaza. Guests will experience fun night filled with bright and colorful light, find themselves entering the fascinating world of Mesozoic reptiles and Cenozoic birds and mammals within the ’From Dragon to Beast’ gallery and uncover more through the themed interpretation from Dr. Chang Chun-hsiang, head of the Geology Dept. and the developer of the exhibition.

Chang said: “To celebrate the International Museum Day, we’re very pleased to host this event and hope there’s a tremendous response from people at the event, which gives people the opportunity to interact with the Museum in new ways. Dino-Nights will capture people’s imagination, I bet!”

  • Tickets are priced at NT$100.
  • Members, seniors (70+), children (6- or 115 cm-), disabled visitors & 1 companion, licensed guides, and visitors with tickets to ‘From Dragon to Beast’ on that day enjoy free admission. May 17 & 18
  • Dino-Night on Sunday, May 19 is held for members and invited groups for public good only.
  • Enter the Museum from the entrance on Shi-tun Road.