Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience is NOW OPEN in Schenectady, NY!

Discover Schenectady is excited to welcome Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience and its audience to Armory Studios NY, a fully ADA compliant facility in Downtown Schenectady! Here is everything you need to know while in town for this awesome exhibit! Whether you're looking to buy tickets, where to stay and what to do while you're in town, you've come to the right place! 

About Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience 

See what it is like to stand in the shadows of the largest creatures to have ever walked the earth! At Dinos Alive, you'll meet over 80 life-sized moving replicas from both famous and lesser-known species. Some of the dinosaurs include the: Stegosaurus, Velociraptor, Suchomimus and of course the king of the dinos, the T-Rex!

The Exhibition is composed of multiples activities and takes any where from 45 min to 1h 30 min. In addition to main exhibit, Dinos Alive also offers:

  • A unique VR experience (virtual reality) Explore the dense jungles of the Jurassic era and see the dinos in their natural habitat. You'll feel like you stepped into a different world.
  • A look into the depths of the seas with a virtual aquarium where you can go back hundreds of years and bring the ancient creatures to life.
  • “Budding Experts” an interactive space where they can become paleontologists and tame the most iconic dinosaurs. 

Tickets will be on sale Wednesday, February 7, with the Exhibition officially opening on March 7.  Don't wait, this is a limited time engagement! 

Standard admission includes entry to the exhibition:

  • Adult (ages 13+)
  • Child (ages 4–12) Children ages 3 and under enter free of charge
  • Senior (65+), Student (ages 13 – 26) or Military - valid ID required
  • Family Bundle (min. 4 people, of which max. 2 adults)
  • Group Bundle (min. 9 people) - enjoy a 10% discount on ticket price

VIP Admission - includes entry to the experience, entry to the VR experience* with skip-the-line, and a special gift from the gift shop!

*For Standard Access only ticket holders, entry to the VR experience can be purchased separately on site

Visit Dinos Alive: Immersive Experience to find out more. 
If you have questions, call 518-650-3615 or email Groups1@ExhibitionHub.com 

Where to Park:

Armory Studios NY is located at 125 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305. Traveling by car;  

From Albany and points South & East, take I-90 to I-890 and take Exit 4-C for Washington Ave. Take a right on State Street and a right on S. Ferry St. for parking

From points West, take I-90 to I-890 and take Exit 4-C for Washington Ave. Take a right on State Street and a right on S. Ferry St. for parking

FREE parking is available in Lots A, D & H for Dinos Live: The Immersive Experience. Lot H, adjacent to Armory Studios, is designated for ADA parking. 

Paid street parking is also available during business hours and is FREE after 5pm and on weekends. 

Convenient Ride Share drop-off & pickup is available onsite.  

CDTA stop is located at State St. & S. Church St. Check HERE for routes & schedules.  

Amtrak station is located at 332 Erie Blvd. (1/2 mile to Armory Studios) with convenient service from NYC (and points south), Buffalo (and points west), Montreal (and points north) and Boston (and points east) 

New Dinos Map

Where to Eat:

Our food options range from classic Italian bistros, to Mediterranean, Asian Fusion and everything imaginable in between! Check out our website, for a list of restaurants in Schenectady County!

Where to Drink:

Whether you are looking to enjoy a glass of wine, a flight of craft beer at one of our six first-class breweries or a craft cocktail at one of Schenectady's distilleries or meadery, there is no shortage of places to grab a drink in Schenectady County before or after the show. Visit our website for a list of places to grab a drink in Schenectady County!

Where to Stay:

Our unique hotels offer options for everybody and every budget. Discover all that Schenectady has to offer for places to stay

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We can't wait to see you in Schenectady County! Plan your trip today! 👀

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