January 17 through May 12, 2019
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Don't miss this life-sized adventure through the fauna and
fearsome flora of
Lauritzen Gardens that's fun for the whole family. Dinosaur
UpROAR offers a realistic glimpse into the prehistoric world, allowing
visitors to experience what life was like millions of years ago when dinosaurs
roamed the earth. The indoor exhibit will feature
20 life-sized installations positioned throughout the garden, where massive creations
by Guy Darrough will appear right at home nestled among plants that have
survived through the ages and jungle-like landscapes.
The carefully crafted dinosaurs will range in size from a
14-inch Sordes to a massive 33-ft. Daspletosaur, and plant fossils of Nebraska
and a collection of prehistoric plants will also be highlighted. With discovery
stations and plenty of educational activities
and special events scheduled throughout the exhibit, it is bound to be a RAWR-ing good
time in the garden.
Included with paid garden admission or membership ($10 adults,
$5 children 6-12, free for children under 6).
About Guy Darrough
Guy Darrough is a self-taught
and highly accomplished fossil collector, fossil
preparation expert, and
illustrator who has worked in paleontology and related fields for more than 40
years. He has collected and studied fossils in Canada, Morocco, and many parts
of the United States.
Guy's accomplishments include
amassing a premiere collection of Missouri fossils, making
significant discoveries in paleontology (including the discovery of a wide
variety of Cambrian and lower
Ordovician fossil animals previously unknown to
co-authoring in the Journal of Paleontology. He is the founder of Lost
World Studios, which specializes in the construction and fabrication of
and related subjects. Most recently Guy is also credited with
finding Missouri's first
articulated dinosaur skeleton in Bollinger County,
For more information go to lostworldstudios.com.