Opening Day: Dinosaurs and Butterflies

You’ve waited all winter for these warm-weather favorites to return. . . and the day has finally come! Dinosaurs Come to Life and Butterflies are officially open for the season! Visit us now through November 1 to see these awesome seasonal exhibits featuring dinosaurs and butterflies. Our dinosaur exhibit has some great new dinos, including […]

The Painted Dino

This year, Dilophosaurus, infamous spitter and DCTL favorite, was the subject of our Paint the Dino Coloring Contest, and what a success it was! With over 300 entries received, we had so many great designs it was very difficult narrowing it down to one. We gave honorable mention to five talented artists, but there could be only one […]

Happy Learn About Butterflies Day!

March 14th is Learn About Butterflies Day–help us celebrate! It may seem a bit premature to talk about insects that won’t reappear for another month or two, but our butterfly greenhouse opens in just over a month, so now’s the perfect time to brush up on your butterfly knowledge. Also, it’s a good excuse to do […]

Spring Forward: Exhibits, Events, and Warmer Temps!

While it may feel like winter will never end, this weekend we “spring forward” by moving the clocks ahead an hour; if nothing else, at least it’s a step in the right direction! Aside from the longer days, sunshine, and greenery to look forward to, we’re especially excited for spring because it means the return of […]

Give from the Heart: Valentine’s Day Gifts that Give Back

Sick of giving the same old flowers and candy to your special someone? Why not give from the heart with these Valentine’s Day gifts that give back? We carry countless fair trade items from around the world, but we think the Brass Images line is especially exquisite, making it a great gift for Valentine’s Day (or any occasion…like […]

It’s Not Too Late: Last Minute Gifts from Reptiland

It happens every year: time is running out, and you just need one or two last minute gifts… We’ve got you covered! Our Holiday Gift Guide has some great ideas, or enlist the help of our gift shop staff–they’re happy to help you find the perfect gift. From high end items to costume jewelry and the smallest of stocking stuffers, we have it all. We’re also […]