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Explore and Discover Life-size Dinosaurs

Dino discovery apps

About this event

Did you know you can now find life-size dinosaurs right here at Midsummer Place?

It's true! You can search for five mighty dinosaurs during your visit to at Midsummer Place, using the power of augmented reality through your smart phone.

To play, simply download the Love Exploring app on your smartphone, select Midsummer Place, then scan away using the camera on your device. As you get close to a dinosaur, your phone will alert you to turn your camera (a.k.a dino detector!) on to discover the life-size beast in all it's glory!

Will you be able to discover them all?

There's so much more to discover:

Do you Love Exploring? If so, the Love Exploring app provides plenty of interactive fun across Milton Keynes, to encourage all residents and visitors to get active and explore the parks, Redways and trails across Milton Keynes. The App has games, trails and and an interactive map full of useful information and locations.

The Milton Keynes version of the free App has been developed by MKCC and Love Exploring.

Games include:

  • Dinosaur Safari
  • Space Walk
  • Tree Fairies
  • Mega Mini-Beasts
  • Butterflies and Moths
  • Spooky Halloween trails

The AR games are suitable for all ages. The app has loads of games across different locations in MK and uses the parks and trails to discover new places and interesting things about the content of the games. Some of the trails change through the year, but you'll find all the details on the app of what's available.

Interactive map

The map section has details of hundreds of resources and items of interest across MK. This includes libraries, leisure centres, Community fridges, Children's Centres, heritage sites, sculptures, and much more.

Guided trail routes

As well as the games, there are guided trails around Milton Keynes that vary from Mindfulness, to street art and tree identification.

Take a guided mindfulness walk or discover the sculptures & trees of Campbell Park, visit Bradwell Abbey and the Bancroft Roman Villa and lots of other places around Milton Keynes on this growing collection of guided trails.

Simply download the Love Exploring app on your smartphone, select a local park or visitor attraction and scan away using the camera on your device.

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33 Midsummer Place, Milton Keynes

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