Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport

Topeka Dino Days Explorer Passport

Topeka Dino Days is here and filled with a roaring good time! Welcome to the Topeka Dino Days Passport, a 4-exhibit trail that will take you, and your family, through Topeka's newest dino exhibits on display spring 2022. Kids, designate a parent or older sibling to sign up for the passport starting February 4th through May 1st, then check in at each location to get you and your family entered for a chance to win some local Topeka giveaways! While the last day to sign up is May 1st, your family has until June 30th to complete the passport.

Check in to all 4 locations to gain entry into our prize drawings. Those prize items include:

- 5-$50 gift cards to The Pennant
- 2-$125 gift cards to Iron Rail Brewing
- 1-Certificate for a night stay and dinner at Cyrus Hotel & Fedeli's Steak + Pasta (will need to be redeemed by 12-31-22).

When you check into all 4 locations you will also win a Dino Days patch! (This must be picked up at Topeka Dino Days Basecamp 715 S Kansas Ave. Topeka, KS 66603 while supplies last)

Drawing prizes will be mailed to the winners. One entry per person for the entirety of the event.*
*Please view terms and conditions for further prize information.

In order to participate in the Topeka Dino Days Passport, you will need to purchase tickets for the exhibits in advance at or from the exhibit locations providing ticket sales. Then, sign up for the passport and fill in all of your details so we can enter you into the drawing upon completion!

Please be sure to check for exhibit dates as the exhibits vary in opening and closing dates.

Click here to see what’s included!

How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated dinosaur exhibits for you to explore and check into.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, make sure that your location services are turned on on your smart phone and simply press the "check-in" button.

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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Dinosaurs Alive! Created by Dino Don, Inc. – The Topeka Zoo
Dinosaurs are back in a BIG way at the Topeka Zoo. Journey back to the age of dinosaurs in an immersive experience featuring life-size, animatronic prehistoric giants appearing throughout the zoo.

About the Topeka Zoo: Topeka Zoo works with zoos globally to support research and provide data for conservation efforts. Topeka Zoo is renowned for its care of aging animals.
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SUE: The T. rex Experience – Great Overland Station
Step into the world of SUE theT. rex to uncover the mysteries about the life of this fearsome fossil. Get to know SUE at the Great Overland Station. This newly updated exhibit, all the way from Chicago’s Field Museum is part of an immersive, multi-sensory experience.

About Great Overland Station: Formerly home to the Union Pacific Station, the Great Overland Station is a museum/education center that brings Topeka's railroad heritage to life through photographs, special exhibits, and costumed docents.

Please Purchase Tickets in Advance.
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Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies – Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
Visitors young, and young at heart, will enjoy learning about dinosaur eggs, nests, and babies through colorful, hands-on, interactive experiences that include a collection of real life dinosaur eggs.

The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is a hands-on children’s museum. Since opening in 2011 in Topeka, Kansas, the Discovery Center has become a special place where children can explore, create, discover and learn through play.
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Topeka Dino Days Base Camp featuring an Allosaurus – Topeka Information Center
Start or end your journey at the Topeka Dino Days Base Camp, or swing by at any point along the way. See an Allosaurus and calf at no charge, grab some swag and find out where all of the dino hot spots are throughout town.

About the Topeka Information Center: Topeka's visitors center can be found in the heart of Downtown! Find visitor guides, brochures, travel information, and more. The center knows of happenings in the city and surrounding Shawnee County areas, and is happy to help with your travel questions.
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