9 Minutes from Manhattan
90 million years back in time




Saturdays and Sundays
10 - 5p
Sept. 24 - Nov. 13




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Meet our Paleontologists

What does it take to be a vertebrate paleontologist?

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Meet our designers, staff, and crew

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Admission Prices

Visit us at our temporary location at Overpeck County Park!

Purchase your anytime tickets in advance  and use them whenever you like during the 2016 Season! 


The park is open rain or shine from 10 -5pm on the following days:

September 24 through November 13, Saturdays and Sundays only

Thursday, November 10
Friday, November 11

Autumn is Awesome at the Field Station!

Get lost in the new Raptor Trap, carve a T-Rex jack-o-lantern and cast your vote in a dinosaur election! It's all happening this Fall at the Field Station as we reopen for eight weeks of adventure, mystery and discovery.

Saturday's and Sunday's, September 24 - November 13
We'll be open from 10am-5pm with a new Raptor Trap maze, a walk through adventure where vicious velociraptors await unsuspecting prey.

Friday's and Saturday's, September 30 - October 29
Dinosaurs After Dark returns with two new shows - including " Dinosaurs Dino-Mite!" - a surprising look at dinosaur discoveries worldwide. Explore our trails by lantern light but beware - there's a hungry T-Rex on the loose in the woods! It's a spooky, fun-filled night of songs, shows, games and s'mores around the campfire.

NEW THIS YEAR! Dining with Dinos! Come early to Dinosaurs After Dark and enjoy a delicious Mac and Cheese buffet that's sure to please kids and parents alike The baby hadrosaurs will be on had to greet every guest at this special pre-show dinner.

Saturday and Sunday, October 22 - 30
Come in costume and get a treat! Then carve your own Dinosaur Jack-o-lantern!

Saturday and Sunday, November 5 -6
Cast your vote! We're holding an election to pick the Field Station's new dinosaur.

Thursday through Sunday, November 10 - 13
Celebrate NJEA Teacher's Convention and Veteran's Day at the Field Station. Active Duty, Veteran's Guard, Reserves, and their family members receive special discounts all weekend long!


Note: Groupon and Living Social vouchers expired on September 5; however their promotional value can be used towards a future ticket purchase at the park box office from September 24 through November 13. The full value of Commander's Passes purchased on our website expired on September 5; however the park admission, movie and Paleontologists' Laboratory portion of the ticket will still be honored in the fall.






Guests 2 yrs and older
Under age 2



Admission to the park.

Guests 2 yrs and older
Under age 2



Admission to the park plus the 3D movie,Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet


Guests 2 yrs and older




Purchase your Season Pass during the Fall 2016 season and use it during the 2017 Season!
Includes unlimited daytime admission, access to the air-conditioned Commander’s Tent with special programming, the 3D movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet, special events, discounts on Dozin’ with Dinos, Birthday Parties, the Paleontologists' Laboratory, and in Tricera-shops, our gift shop for dinosaur lovers.


3D Movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet

Paleontologists' Laboratory



Includes one viewing of the 3D movie, Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet.


Includes one visit to this hands on science activity for guests age 2 and over. One parent may enter the Laboratory to assist. Parents who wish to participate must purchase a ticket. Children under age 2 and strollers are not permitted in the Lab.

Groups 20+
Groups 20+




Admission to the park.
Admission to the park, plus 3D movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet

Commander's Passes are not available during the 2016 Fall season.
Ticket prices do not include 7% sales tax and a $3.50 per order transaction fee

All major forms of credit are accepted.  We do not accept personal checks.








Birthday Parties


BIrthday Parties

Group Admission

School groups

Non-School Groups




 Parking is free.







Available for Rent


Hiking Strollers




ID required at Box Office. Availability is limited.