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The Mall of America has added a fun summer attraction that will only be open for a limited time. They'll have more than 50 realistic animatronic dinosaurs set up in their parking lot for an entertaining and educational event. Below you see some pictures from other locations all of the important details including how much it costs and when it is open.

What is The Dinosaur Drive-Thru

"Dinosaur Drive-Thru is a family attraction that presents over 50 animatronic, museum-quality, dinosaurs that will educate, entertain, and engage with kids of all ages."


When is The Dinosaur Drive-Thru at Mall of America?

Dinosaur Drive-Thru will be located in the southeast parking lot of Mall of America from Thursday, June 24th through Sunday, July 11th.


 How Is This Different From Other Dinosaur Attractions?

"The entire drive-thru adventure is guided by a very entertaining and educational audio tour, in both English and Spanish, that is filled with jokes and shocking fun facts about each dinosaur. Also included in the audio tour, is an interactive trivia game that the entire vehicle plays throughout the show. Each vehicle receives a scorecard when the show begins, then every winner is awarded an official Dino Guru certificate at the end!"

There are also 5 different baby dinosaurs that you can pet!


How Much Are Tickets to The Dinosaur Drive-Thru at Mall of America?

Tickets are $49. I know, that sounds like a lot, but that's per vehicle (which includes up to 8 people.) So, when you break it down it's actually not bad at all. *You can get in for $35 on Thursdays. 

Want more info? Click here to learn about the attraction and keep scrolling to learn about other fun events in our area.

The Ultimate 2021 Summer-Fun Guide For Southeast Minnesota

After the bummer summer that was 2020, you and the family are sure to be searching for plenty of fun events that will get you outside and enjoying the Minnesota summer sun!

Below you will find The Ultimate 2021 Summer-Fun Guide for Southeast Minnesota! All of the biggest events that our area has to offer. If we missed one, let us know on our app today!