DinoSardo is a Paleontological Park that guides you to discover the exciting story of Life on Earth and the bizarre animals that have populated Sardinia, Italy and the Earth for billions of years.
It extends for 5,000 square meters just 8 km from the historic center of Oristano, and is the new play-educational structure for a journey through time, from the origins of the solar system to the disappearance of dinosaurs.
The park hosts reproductions of authentic fossils exhibited in museums in various cities around the world, from the first microorganisms to the Trilobites, the rulers of the Paleozoic seas, from the first terrestrial plants to the Meganeura , the gigantic dragonfly with 70 cm of wingspan, and the Arthropleura, a millipede of over 2 meters, up to the amphibians and dinosaurs with, among others, a skull of Tirannosaurus rex and a nest of Gigantoraptor.
In the park it is possible to see and touch reproductions of FOSSILS of extinct animals, including dinosaurs. There are 5 dinosaur models: 1 10-meter Argentinosaurus, 1 2-meter Argentinosaurus cub, 1 4-meter Saltasaurus, 1 3-meter Stegosaurus and the mythical life-size Antonio (Tethyshadros insularis).
There is also a life-size model of the Quetzalcoatlus, the largest pterosaur ever found, and various other prehistoric animals found in various parts of the world.
The set-up is accompanied by illustrative panels with images and curiosities, and every hour it is possible to participate in the guided tour carried out by a geologist / paleontologist, included in the price of the entrance ticket.
Who is the Dinosardo.it Paleontological Park for?
The park is aimed at anyone, adults and children: schools, families with children, passionate adults … anyone with an interest and passion for paleontology! Paleontology is the discipline that studies the evolution of Life on Earth through the study of fossils from animal and plant organisms.
DinoSardo Paleontological Park was born from the passion of Romana Salaris, geologist, graduated from the University of Cagliari with geological/paleontological address, who designed and set up the park.