Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

Exhibition Name:
Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

They flew with their fingers and walked on their wings. Millions of years ago, pterosaurs ruled the skies.

Incredible new discoveries are revealing surprising clues about pterosaurs. This exhibition explores how and why they became the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight.

Learn about pterosaur diversity, their unique wing-finger anatomy, and their capabilities for flight. Rare fossil casts, life-size models, and hands-on activities bring these ancient animals to life.


  • Remarkable rare fossil casts.
  • Hands-on and digital interactives, including inspection scopes and digital games.
  • Videos featuring scientist interviews and pterosaur animations.
  • Enormous life-size representations based on current scientific understanding, including the giant Quetzalcoatlus northropi.
  • Stunning diorama of a pterosaur habitat in modern-day Brazil's Araripe Basin, where thousands of pterosaur fossils have been discovered.
Natural History
Primarily Consists of:
Hands-On Activities
Contact for info
6,000 - 8,000 sq. ft.
Venue duration:
Typically 16 weeks
May 2023 and beyond!
Special Requirements:

VENUE CEILING HEIGHT: 14 ft recommended (4.2 m)

Previous Venues:
Global Business Development
200 Central Park West
New York, New York, 10024
United States
212 313 7749

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