Virginia Beach, Virginia: Jerrassic Park and Aviation Museum

Over a dozen metal dinosaurs cavort, arranged near the pond and fountain at the entrance to the Military Aviation Museum.

Address:
1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
Directions:
3.5 miles south of the Pungo stoplight along Hwy 615, at the Virginia Beach Airport. Turn west at the small red post; the dinosaurs will behind the bushes on the left.
Hours:
Museum daily 9-5; dinosaurs any time. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
757-721-7767
RA Rates:
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Dinosaur.

Jerrassic Park

Jerrassic Park started about ten years ago with a single dinosaur placed at the entrance to the Military Aviation Museum by owner Jerry Yagen (hence the spelling of "Jerrassic"). The collection is now up to 13 or 14, and the dinos are all made and installed by metal artist Gilbert Ramos. Free admittance and free parking, but no bathrooms -- so stop elsewhere first (unless you're going to the museum as well).

[Dean Jeffrey, 09/02/2021]

Dino park.

Metal Dinosaurs and Aviation Museum

The dinosaur park has been well landscaped and the dinosaurs have been painted. Park beneath the pines across the road.

[Steven Reis, 07/08/2016]

Baby dinosaurs.

Metal Dinosaurs and Aviation Museum

Large 3/4 scale metal dinosaurs T-Rex, raptors, pterodactyl, hatching raptors, triceratops and a apatosaurus. All expertly made and set alongside a pond with a fountain at the entrance to the Aviation Museum in Pungo, a suburb of Virginia Beach.

[Ken Ireland, 01/04/2012]

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