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100 Tiny Dinosaurs



Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
What's On

On a dark and stormy evening at 11:54,
100 tiny dinosaurs walked towards the door.

They left the other models all safe in their display,
Then one by one in single file they went upon their way.

Plastic dinosaurs at the entrance of the Mini Mega Model Museum entrance
100 Tiny Dinosaurs escape from the Mini Mega Model Museum

Dinosaurs have escaped the Mini Mega Model Museum and are hiding from the staff. Where, oh where could they be? Join the prehistoric search and help us find out.

Don’t be fooled though- this is not your average game of hide and seek. You’ll need patience and keen eye if you hope to discover all 100. Especially, the locations of all 11 Golden Dinosaurs and the mysterious Diamond Dinosaur that is almost impossible to find.

Are you ready? It’s time to Din-O-Seek!

How to Din-O-Seek

You may choose to look for all 100 or simply focus on a single group determined by the time and enthusiasm of your search party. Will you:

  1. Identify the locations of the 88 standard dinosaurs? (Easy)
  2. Identify the locations of the 11 golden dinosaurs? (Medium)
  3. Identify the location of the single diamond dinosaur? (Hard)

11 Golden Dinosaurs

  • Find all 11 golden dinosaurs noting the letter around each one’s neck.
  • Unscramble the letters to discover the unique code word.
  • For your chance to win, enter the code word below.

Diamond Dinosaur

  • Find the diamond dinosaur and remember its precise location.
  • Find a staff member (wearing a 100 Tiny Dinosaurs badge) and tell them the location. If you are correct they will give you a unique code word.
  • For your chance to win, enter the code word below (Competition opens Monday 22 June).

Search tips

  • Explore all areas*- they may not be accessible but all the dinosaurs can be seen.
  • Use the clues - check this web page and MV social channels for those that have been revealed.
  • Ask for help - if you are stuck with a clue, one of our lovely staff members might be able to point you in the right direction.
  • Members can gain early-access to all the clues by logging on at Just for Members.

* Dinosaurs can be found across all galleries other than Bunjilaka, Te Vanui O Pasifika, Top Designs and the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery

Enter the code word

Golden Code Word Diamond Code Word

Competition terms and conditions