Museum Center
Press Release

City of Fullerton
Public Information Office

303 W. Commonwealth
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 738-6317


10/14/2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #21009
Subject :

Kids and parents invited to walk with dinosaurs
Contact :Fullerton Museum Center, Fullerton Parks and Recreation Department    (714) 738-6545
Sylvia Palmer Mudrick, Public Information Coordinator, Fullerton City Manager’s Office    (714) 738-6317

Parents and their young children are invited to “walk with the dinosaurs” when the Fullerton Museum Center’s popular “Stroller Brigade” returns in time for the “Cine-saurus:  Dinosaurs in the Movies” exhibit.

           

Every Wednesday from Nov. 18-March 31, parents and grandparents of children 5 and under are invited to bring their children and grandchildren to the museum to view the exhibit and take part in special programs.

 

“Cine-Saurus:  Dinosaurs in the Movies,” which opens Nov. 7, will feature original movie memorabilia, posters and models from the renowned Czerkas Collection.  A special exhibit highlight is the actual animation model used in the filming of 1933’s “King Kong” and “Son of Kong.”

 

For the new “Stroller Brigade” session, the museum’s docents will share dinosaur stories, games and crafts.

 

 “Stroller Brigade” hours are 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays.  Admission is free to children 5 and under and to members of the Fullerton Museum Center.  General admission is $4 for adults.  Admission includes all the special “Stroller Brigade” activities.

           

The Fullerton Museum Center, named the “Outstanding Arts Organization” by Arts Orange County, is located at 301 N. Pomona Ave., east of Harbor Blvd., in downtown Fullerton.  Hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday, and noon – 8 p.m. Thursday.

 

Museum admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students with student identification and senior citizens 65 and older, $1 for children 6 to 12, and free to children under 5 and to members of the Fullerton Museum Center.  Admission is $2 for all visitors from 4-8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month.

           

Further information about “Stroller Brigade” may be obtained by calling the Fullerton Museum Center at (714) 738-6545.

 

Persons requiring special accommodations to participate in “Stroller Brigade” or view the exhibit are asked to notify the museum staff prior to coming to the Fullerton Museum Center.

 

The “Cine-Saurus:  Dinosaurs in the Movies” exhibit will run through April 4.

 

“Cine-Saurus:  Dinosaurs in the Movies: is a traveling exhibit produced in association with the Dinosaur Museum in Blanding, Utah.

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