Sneak peek inside Dinosaur Encounter exhibition in Lincoln

A Dinosaur Encounter exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum will open in Lincoln for this first time this weekend.

The Lincolnite went for a sneak preview of the exhibition at The Collection Museum on Danes Terrace, where people will be able to come face-to-face with their favourite dinosaurs.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

It will open from Saturday, July 13 until Sunday, September 8. The opening times are 10am-4pm (Fridays 10am-9pm).

There will be impressive dinosaur models and animatronics and fossil replicas. The exhibition also features an animatronic model three quarters the size of a life-size T-Rex.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Tickets are priced at £7.50 for adults, £6.50 for concessions and £5 for children (children must be accompanied by an adult and any aged four or below can enter free).

Family tickets are also available for £20.

Booking tickets early is advised – click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

There is also a dinosaur trail of quirky dino-footprints popping up around the city. Lincoln BIG is laying scores of “paw-prints” in the city to lead families to Dinosaur Encounter.