Phillips Collection announced a recent donation of six awe-inspiring life-size dinosaurs to the Nido & Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum - to the delight of children of all ages.
The Grand Opening Celebration saw attendees from all across the southern states, and consisted of families who have been patiently waiting for months for the museum to open, so that Jurassic fans could experience first hand their prehistoric idols.
Dr. Nido R. Qubein, High Point University President and Museum Founder shared, “We are so grateful to the donors for providing such an interesting learning zone at the museum. Children and their parents are fascinated by the collection and praise the community for its generosity.”
The life-sized dinosaurs created by Phillips Collection’s include a realistic Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Australovenator, Megalon, Megalania and everyone’s favorite - the T-Rex. In addition to several artificial fossilized bones that were specially designed for the museum’s “dino dig” excavation area. Developed to help children learn through play, kids will get to unearth the faux dinosaur bones like a scientific paleontologist explorer.
Phillips Collection’s CEO + President, Mark Phillips shared “We are truly honored to be able to bring world class concept, engineering and experience to our community. It was incredibly gratifying to see the children’s faces light up as they gaze at our life sized dinosaurs.”
About Nido & Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum:
The Nido & Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum is located at 200 Qubein Avenue in Downtown High Point and was built as an inspiring destination for learning through play. The children’s museum offers 75,000 square feet of activity including two floors packed with hands-on exciting exhibits for a destination discovery for all children and families for generations. The museum’s vision is led by the generous gifts of leadership and resources led by the Qubein family. As part of a downtown transformation in the city of High Point that includes a multi use stadium built for The Rockers Baseball team, as an events center, business incubator, travel and housing destination, which also includes a park, playground, After the grand opening weekend, the Qubein Children’s Museum will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays. To support, stay connected and follow their journey on Facebook, Instagram, or by joining their mailing list.