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Alton Towers Resort to host Ice Age weekend on March 2-3, 2012

Scrat in Ice Age

Alton Towers will host a special Ice Age weekend on March 2-3, 2012, as it gears up for the debut of its new Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs – The 4-D Experience attraction.

Guests staying at the Alton Towers Hotel and the Splash Landings Hotel will be able to meet characters from the Ice Age movies, including Sid and Scrat. They will also be able to the watch the movie trilogy in the Alton Towers Resort cinema, with a number of other themed activities also planned.

The opening date of Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs – The 4-D Experience will not take place until March 24, 2012. It will replace the outgoing Go!Go!Go! Show in the Cloud Cuckoo Land Theatre, and is based on updated footage from the third film in the trilogy. A fourth will be released in July.

The new 4D attraction will be the centrepiece of a new Ice Age-themed area, which will also host a shop selling branded merchandise.

Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs – The 4-D Experience will be one of two new attractions to open at Alton Towers in 2012. The second, Nemesis Sub-Terra, will be a miniature drop tower that takes guests into the underground lair of an alien.

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