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Tyrannosaurus Rex 'IVAN' visiting Sherman 2020
By The Sherman Museum
Aug 31, 2020
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Sherman, Texas  -- The Sherman Museum announced that its annual DINO DAYS summer dinosaur exhibit will again feature a “T. Rex" named “Ivan” as the star attraction. DINO DAYS will run from now through September 19.  Admission for this special exhibition will be $5 for everyone ages 5 and up; children ages 4 and under, and museum members are free. Group rates are available, call the museum for details. 

DINO DAYS 2020 at the Sherman Museum is Texoma’s only large scale dinosaur skeleton exhibit. Now in its ninth year, DINO DAYS has become a regional favorite. “It is amazing to think that this is our ninth anniversary.” The Board of Trustees still remember how crazy the idea seemed a few years ago but it has struck a chord with the public. They love it. We have the biggest and most spectacular dinosaur that we can fit in the museum – ‘Ivan’ the Tyrannosaurus Rex who stands at 40-feet!  Joining “Ivan” will be other dinosaurs.

In addition, on display is Geoffrey Notkin’s private collection of meteorites from all over the world.  Several were found in Texas! Geoffrey, an Emmy Award winning television host and producer starred in three seasons of the television adventure series Meteorite Men. Currently, he is the President of the National Space Society, host of COX' STEM Journals, author, adventurer, meteorite specialist, and CEO of Aerolite Meteorites, Inc. ( We are fortunate to have this rare exhibit. 

Other returning popular DINO DAYS attractions are the DINO DIG, the DINO/ METEORITE ACADEMY (Tuesdays) and the 3-D DINO THEATER.  Children also have opportunities to create dinosaur arts and crafts. The ACADEMY offers children, ages 6-11, an age appropriate study of dinosaurs and meteorites. Through interactive activities and educational exercises, the Academy expands a child’s knowledge of the connection between dinosaurs and meteorites.

The Sherman Museum is open Tuesday (reserved by appointment), Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c) (3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance for visitors and residents of Grayson County and the Texoma area.

Coivd-19 recommendations will be observed.