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Come face-to-face with prehistoric creatures as Brickosaurs roars into Planetarium

The towering 3-D dinosaurs are made using more than two million toy bricks

Dozens of prehistoric toy brick dinosaurs will make a grand entrance at Armagh Observatory & Planetarium this summer, as part of a Jurassic scale display.

This is the first time the Brickosaurs! Evolution will be showcased in Northern Ireland

The towering, 3-D dinosaurs are made using more than two million toy bricks and an interactive expedition will also be on display at the Planetarium, making it a perfect place to visit this summer for families and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.

Presented and built by Brick Live, the exhibition has been touring the UK and its next stop is Armagh Observatory & Planetarium in July and August.

Visitors will have the chance to go back in time and come face to face with prehistoric creatures such as the seven-metre long Spinosaurus, a nodding Heterodontosaurus and a huge Mosasaur emerging from the water.

There will be plenty of photo opportunities too, including a sit-in Carnotaurus, a giant dino egg and the chance to get up close to nine baby dinosaurs.

Ria Mee, senior education officer with Armagh Observatory & Planetarium, said: “The display is something totally different for us and we are delighted to host such a fantastic event.

“We haven’t had an exhibition of this scale before, and we are excited to welcome guests this summer for an immersive and educational adventure.”

The exhibition will run from Saturday, June 11 until Sunday, July 31.

Tickets are on sale now and can be booked online at armagh.space. Pre-booking is essential and exhibition entry is free with any dome show purchase.

Separate exhibition area tickets are available for anyone not choosing a dome show.

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