(10/14/13) - You might say that Flint's Sloan Museum is feeling less "museumish" these days.
"When you walk in here, you feel like you're in Jurassic Park. There's the twists and turns," said Cathy Gentry, of Sloan Museum.
"Return of the Dinosaurs" is a national touring exhibit, now on display at the Sloan. It runs through the middle of January.
"We are so excited to have these dinosaurs here. It's a whole new batch of dinosaurs that we've never had before. It's great," Gentry said.
Opening weekend saw a record number of people drop by to take a look.
"This place was packed over the weekend. We have a couple thousand people here," Gentry said.
The exhibit features 15 live action dino-bots, many that kids will recognize straight out their school books and the movies.
"They used to be called Brontosaurus, but now they're called Apatosaurus. They are green eaters. They eat their leafy vegetables, and they're probably one of the nicer dinosaurs that we have here," Gentry said.
Not all of these prehistoric creatures would be considered particularly friendly.
"We have the Pachycephalosaurus. They actually like to butt heads. They're not too nice, but they're definitely strong and they're going to go after each other. This dinosaur is actually a cousin to a T-Rex, it's called an Albertosaurus. It's just amazing, and it's kind of scary too," Gentry said.
While the Sloan Museum has had dinosaur exhibits in the past, this one is more interactive than any that has been here before.
"The first thing people will see when they walk in is where the dig pits are. They can have rub stations, they can take home their own little dinosaur, and they can touch a lot of things in that room too. It is very loud in here, but it's a lot of fun. It adds to the atmosphere," Gentry said.
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