Dinosaur Detectives

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As the Dinosaur Detectives hunt for clues about the past, they discover a secret doorway and a number of cases that contain the stories of the people who discovered dinosaur bones in Victorian times...

Join The Dinosaur Detectives on a fascinating journey surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell, finds which changed the face of history.

Featuring puppets, shadow play and projections, Dinosaur Detectives is packed with all the fascination, fun and conflict that surrounds the search for dinosaurs. Suitable 5+


Established in 1987, Clydebuilt is one of Scotland’s leading touring puppet companies, touring extensively throughout the UK and annually performing over 200 shows, also performing in China, Germany and the Middle East.

After the show, children can get hands-on at the Clydebuilt 'Fossil Table', getting up close and personal with a collection of fossils including real bones and actual fossilized dinosaur poo!