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Children's Museum to close `Dinosphere' amid exhibit update


October 25, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Children's Museum of Indianapolis will close its popular "Dinosphere" for more than a year to freshen it up with new fossil finds and a walk-through aquarium featuring reproductions of ancient sea creatures.

The exhibit will be closed from February 2021 until March 2022 as part of a $27.5 million project, called "Mission Jurassic," that will include adding 150-million-year-old fossils from a remote dig site in Wyoming.

The revamping of the "Dinosphere," which debuted in 2004, will also add the trappings of a Jurassic ecosystem and a walk-through aquarium showing Me...

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