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Experience 'Night at the Museum' July 22 in Sherman
By The Sherman Museum
Jul 22, 2014
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SHERMAN, Texas -- Do things really come alive at night in the museum? Like in the movie, Night at the Museum? The Sherman Museum announced today that they will give the public a chance to see for themselves on Tuesday, July 22 starting at 7:00 p.m. The museum will stay open until 9:00 p.m. so the museumís current Dino Days exhibit can be viewed in the fading light of evening.

Night at the Museum will feature Dino Days stars "Big Al," a 25-foot-long Allosaurus, and "Spike," a 20-foot-long Stegosaurus under near dark conditions, so children are asked to bring their flashlights.

"We want to offer a different perspective to the exhibit. We want the kids to have fun interacting with the dinosaurs in the shadowy conditions of evening," noted Executive Director Dan Steelman.

As a special treat, the museum will serve popcorn and drinks in the 3-D theater while the 2013-release, full length movie, Walking with Dinosaurs plays. The 3-D film follows the journey of a young pachyrhinosaurus and will give viewers a glimpse of what life was like when dinosaurs ruled the earth. The popular DINO DIG will also be available for children visiting the museum to experience a night time excavation of fossils under flood lights.

To learn more about dinosaurs, please visit The Sherman Museum website dedicated to Dino Days at http://www.theshermanmuseum.org/dinodays/DD2014_home.html

The Sherman Museum is open Tuesdays (through July and August, except for Night at the Museum) from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm, and Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission for DINO DAYS is $5.00 for ages 6 and up and FREE for children 5 and under and museum members.

About The Sherman Museum

The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region.

For more information about The Sherman Museum, visit us on the web at www.theshermanmuseum.org.