Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour comes to SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium

Kansas City, Missouri (January 23, 2013) – SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium is partnering with KCPT-TV to bring the Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour to Kansas City January 26th – February 28th, 2013. Buddy, the T-Rex star of the wildly popular PBS Kids program Dinosaur Train, will help kick off the party on January 26th for fan photos at SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour will encourage kids to learn about the prehistoric ancestors of sharks, crabs and turtles, including many others. Come join SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium for a month full of activities, exploration and family fun.

Dinosaur Train airs locally on KCPT-TV weekdays at 8:30 a.m. Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains, while encouraging basic scientific thinking skills as kids learn about life science, natural history and paleontology.

The Dinosaur Train Discovery Tour is free with admission to SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium. Because of the popularity of this exhibit, it is recommended to purchase tickets online in advance at http://www.visitsealife.com/Kansas-city/. Walk up tickets are $19 for adults ages 13 and older, $15 for children ages 3-12 and toddlers 2 and under are free. Operating hours are Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with last admission at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with last admission at 7 p.m.

About SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium

SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium opened in April 6th, 2012. SEA LIFE Kansas City takes visitors on an enthralling two hour journey from the fresh waters of the Missouri River, into the mighty Mississippi River then out into the warm blue coral strewn waters of the Caribbean Sea, ending in the deep dark abyss of the Atlantic Ocean. Come nose to nose with sharks and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays. In addition, a stunning centerpiece is a huge tropical ocean tank with a walk-through underwater tunnel. To get any closer you’d have to get wet!

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