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Monday, December 9, 2013

Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs at Hong Kong Science Museum

The Hong Kong Science Museum is one of Hong Kong's government operated Museums. It focus on educating the public on science and technology. Although the permanent exhibits at Hong Kong Science Museum are getting outdated, it occasionally hosts great exhibitions such as Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs that is currently on.

Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs at Hong Kong Science Museum

Dinosaurs exhibitions are not new to most of us. The Hong Kong Science Museum itself held a few in the past. What impressed me most was the effort put into setting up dinosaur models at the open area outside of the museum.

Daxiatitan Binglingi at Hong Kong Science Museum

Although one can say that these are also part of the exhibition, they are at the admission free area! There is one thing for sure, these giant creatures would certainly build up the appetite of its visitors prior to entering the exhibition area that requires admission.

It's moving it's head...

The center piece is a huge Daxiatitan Binglingi, a Chinese dinosaurs. Despite of its size, the model is equipped with a neck that swings, a mouth than opens and speakers that roar. It creates quite a scene with the trees besides and the 60 year-old buildings in Tsim Sha Tsui. 

Pterosaurs at Hong Kong Science Museum

Stegosaurus at Hong Kong Science Museum

There are also a school of Stegosaurus and a small number of Pterosaurs outside of Hong Kong Science Museum. These exhibits are just the beginning...

Dinosaurs in Hong Kong