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Helium Monument

1200 Streit Dr, Amarillo, TX
806-355-9547
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Ranked #27 of 33 Attractions in Amarillo
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stopped here as a quick stop on our way through Amarillo. It was a nice park to get out and walk around in, but as others have noted, there isn't much to see here. It's the equivalent to stopping at one of those roadside historic markers that you see on the interstate. It's not far off the highway, so... More

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comparativ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Science lovers rejoice. This free-to-see monument is a great little stop. If you have school age kids, they'll learn a bunch. If you just like nerdy monuments, you need to stop. If you have young kids, there's a park right by there so they can run around. The monument is on the grounds of a Discovery Center. The monument is... More

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

If you are into science, and understand the periodic table, you'll appreciate this monument. It was awesome.

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Trinidad, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We only saw this because it was next to the discovery center. It was not a big deal or very memorable for our family but perhaps others would like it.

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Lubbock
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

My husand and I went to see the Helium Monument which is just outside of the Discovery Center and were fascinated by the large sundail and the fact that it is a time capsule as well. It would be a fun outing for kids and it's just outside of the children's museum so it's not that hard to get to.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

In the parking lot of the Discovery Center. Just a funny looking sculpture but educational. Would not drive jut to see if but if in the area worth a read.

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Houston, Texas
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124 reviews 124 reviews
20 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

We really enjoyed this beautiful structure and had an interesting discussion about what might be in the time capsules. Too bad we won't be around when the last one is opened!

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