India owns its first State-Of-The-Art Dinosaur Museum Park in Gujarat

Published on : Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The first Dinosaur museum-cum-park in India was inaugurated recently in Gujarat’s Mahisagar district. It is claimed to be the first such museum in the country and the third park in the world.

 

This dinosaur museum was ready with all modern technology like 3D projection, virtual reality presentations, interactive kiosks and life-size dinosaur replicas.

 

Raiyoli area is famous as world’s third largest dinosaur fossil site, and also the second largest dinosaur hatchery in the world, where thousands of eggs had been found.

 

In Gujarat, as many as 50 sculptures of dinosaurs including a life size sculpture of Rajasaurus Narmadensis, was found, and have been erected in the museum.

 

After inaugurating the museum, Mr Rupani said, “All efforts will be made to promote the site internationally for tourism purpose.”

 

The museum has ten galleries. It shows the history of dinosaurs, which existed some 65 million years back, from origin to extinction, the release said, adding that it would be a first-rate tourism spot and establish it quite useful to students as well as experts.

 

The state government has announced that Rs 10 crore will be allocated to promote the site internationally.

 

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