Log In


Reset Password
  • MENU
    Local News
    Monday, October 03, 2022

    Dinosaurs arrive at Mohegan Sun

    A worker with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, repositions a dinosaur model during set up in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    The spinosaurus legs rest in a pile as workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, prepare to install them in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    A worker with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, repositions a dinosaur model during set up in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    Workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, move a pair of dinosaur egg models into position in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    Workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, lift the spinosaurus to install its legs in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    A worker with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, repositions a dinosaur model during set up in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    Workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, unload a walking dinosaur ride from the transport trailer during set up in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    A trio of velociraptor models await repositioning as workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, get started setting up the featured dinosaurs in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints
    Workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, install the tail for the giganotosaurus in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    Buy Photo Reprints

    Mohegan ― Shortly after dawn Thursday the age of dinosaurs arrived at the Earth Expo and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun.

    Some 30 workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, began unloading 16 tractor trailers in preparation for the opening in 36 hours.

    The Texas-based company has three separate traveling shows, one in Canada, and one in each the eastern and western United States, throughout the year.

    As many as 60 dinosaur models of all varieties and sizes, depending on the size of the venue, are on display, including animatronic, static display, and rideable creatures.

    The show opens Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday.

    Comment threads are monitored for 48 hours after publication and then closed.