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‘Dinosaurs Unearthed’ Exhibit Hits 50,000th Visitor

March 2, 2013 8:49 AM | Entertainment

Manitoba Museum Dinosaur

A life-sized Tyrannosaurus rex is placed in front of the Manitoba Museum to promote the Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit in September 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The popular Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit at the Manitoba Museum has reached its 50,000th visitor.

Having opened on October 6, 2012, the exhibit has been a huge hit, drawing in visitors to learn about prehistoric times.

A mother and her two children, who visited the exhibit Friday morning for a second time, were the lucky ones to hit the milestone. Museum staff say they were given $100 in dinosaur merchandise from the gift shop, along with passes to return to the exhibit and the Museum Galleries.

Admission is $14 for adults, $12 for youth/students/seniors, and $50 for families. Dinosaurs Unearthed runs until Sunday, April 7.

— Staff