9 Minutes from Manhattan
90 million years back in time


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We now offer anytime tickets! Purchase your tickets in advance and use them whenever you like during the 2015 Season!  

*The park is open 10am to 6pm

        June 30 - September 7    Tuesdays through Sundays and Labor Day

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Admission Prices

Available for Rent
Rain Days
Click to download a trail map





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
Under age 2




Explorer Pass perks, plus access to the air-conditioned commander's Tent with special programming, and the new Paleontologists Laboratory
*Children under 2 pay $10 for the Paleontologists Laboratory.


Guests 2 yrs and older




Includes Unlimited daytime admission, access to the air-conditioned Commander’s Tent with special programming, the 3D movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet, parking, special events discounts on Dozin’ with Dinos, Birthday Parties, the Paleontologists' Laboratory, and in Tricera-shops, our gift shop for dinosaur lovers.


Guests 5 yrs and older
Season Pass Holders
Groups 20+


Advanced reservations required.


3D Movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet
Paleontologists' Laboratory




For info about our 3D movie, click here

Dig for actual fossils from the age of the dinosaurs at the Field Station's newest hands-on science activity. Take home your Mesozoic discoveries in a souvenir pouch.


Groups 20+*
Groups 20+*

*every 20 children tickets purchased, receive 1 chaperone ticket free. One chaperone for every 10 children


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


Ticket prices do not include 7% sales tax and a $3.00 per order transaction fee.

*All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.

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



Environmental Fee



Parking is available in a lot adjacent to our front entrance. Field Station: Dinosaurs collects a $5.00 Environmental Fee on behalf of the Town of Secaucus to encourage the use of mass transit and support local parks and recreation. The fee must be paid at the box office at time of purchase or prior to leaving the park. We accept Visa, MC, Amex, Discover, or cash.  (Note: Gift Cards cannot be used for this fee.)

If the lot is full, additional public parking is available at Edison ParkFast, three blocks away at New Jersey Transit's Secaucus Junction rail station. Rates vary; visit www.parkfast.com for more information.

There is no Field Station parking allowed in Laurel Hill Park. The park is monitored and vehicles illegally parked will be ticketed.

School buses park free.

Available for Rent


Hiking Strollers




Availability is limited. ID required at time of rental.



We are fully ADA equipped. Follow signs for our wheelchair-accessible paths. Wheelchairs are available for rent at the Box Office.


We are located at:
One Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094


Take the train! Field Station: Dinosaurs is just a 10 minute walk from the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction. Visit njtransit.com for schedules and special offers for riders.

Rain Days

Raise your umbrellas and put on your rain gear because there's still lots to do at Field Station: Dinosaurs even on the grayest days. Every great explorer knows that a little rain never hurt anyone. So if you've ever splashed in a puddle or made mud pies, rainy days are for you. We've got four tented pavilions where you can dry off while playing dinosaur games and learning from our always knowledgeable and entertaining Field Station staff. Families willing to brave the elements will receive free Field Station ponchos with their admission. So batten down the hatches and prepare to ride out the storm with torrents of laughter, a smattering of mystery and a cloud burst of fun at Field Station: Dinosaurs.


What is Field Station: Dinosaurs?
The Field Station is an outdoor exhibition with 32 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. We are a walking park with games, workshops and entertainment along the way. Guests will be given a trail map with a schedule of daily activities to plan their self-guided expedition.

What are the operating hours?
The Field Station is currently closed for the season. We will be open select weekdays in April, May, June,  for school groups only.  Another exciting season will begin on May 23, 2015!
(2015 Season hours are: 10am-6pm May 23 through June 28, Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day; June 30 through September 7, Tuesdays through Sundays, plus Labor Day.

What are the ticket prices?
Ticket prices range from $17.50 to $60. Click here for complete information.

What is Field Station: Dinosaurs' park address?
One Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Click here for Google Maps directions.

Is smoking permitted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
No, Field Station: Dinosaurs is a smoke-free park. This includes the use of e-cigarettes, which are also prohibited inside the park. There is a designated smoking area outside the front gates.

Is the park wheelchair and stroller accessible?
Yes. Follow the marked trails for our ADA accessible paths.

Are there wheelchairs and strollers available for rent on site?
Yes. We have wheelchairs for a $3 rental fee and hiking strollers for a $5 rental fee.

Is parking available?

Yes, we offer parking on-site. We collect a $5 Environmental Fee for the Town of Secaucus to encourage the use of public transportation. Please pay your parking fee at the box office at time of purchase or before leaving the park. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or Cash. If our lot is full, parking is available at the Secaucus Junction train station nearby.

Is there food available?
Yes, hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, Italian ices, snacks and beverages are available for purchase at the park on general admission days. Light snacks are available in the gift shop.

Can I bring in my own food?

Yes, you may bring food with you, although please leave big coolers in your vehicle. We just ask that you eat in our picnic table area and place trash in the proper receptacles.

Is there an ATM available?
Yes, there is an ATM inside our gift shop.

Are there drinking fountains?
No, but water is available for sale throughout the park.

What happens if I lose something at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
All lost and found items will be brought to the Box Office. If you have already left the Field Station, you may email info@fieldstationdinosaurs.com to check if an item was found.

What happens if it rains?
Field Station: Dinosaurs remains open even if it rains. Visitors who brave the weather will be given a complimentary poncho in the park.

Is there a dress code for Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Shirts and shoes are required. We recommend comfortable shoes, such as sneakers, for our gravel paths. A hat is a good idea for sunny days. We also recommend bug spray and sunscreen for hot summer days.

Do you offer season passes?
We do! You can purchase them online or at the box office. You can even upgrade your ticket at the end of the day to a season pass. All season passes are $60.

Is there a discount for group tickets?
Yes, please email groups@fieldstationdinosaurs.com or call 973.748.4317 for more information. A group consists of 20 or more tickets.

Does Field Station: Dinosaurs sell gift certificates?
Yes. They are available at the box office, online or by calling 855.999.9010.

What forms of payment are accepted at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
We accept cash and all major forms of credit. We do not accept personal checks.

Do you allow dogs at Field Station: Dinosaurs?
Pets are not permitted in the park, with the exception of service animals.

What else is there to do in Secaucus?


PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in hosting a birthday party at Field Station: Dinosaurs, you must book through our Group Sales department. Outside birthday parties are not allowed, and you will be stopped at Credential Checkpoint and be asked to put any birthday items back in your vehicle. Contact our Group Sales Department at 973.748.4317.