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Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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Address: 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
Phone Number: 719-686-1820
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a...
Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a new 20,000 square foot museum located in Woodland Park, Colorado (only 30 min. from Colorado Springs). We feature fossils from North America's Cretaceous Period including marine reptiles, pterosaurs, dinosaurs, a working fossil lab viewable by visitors, children's play area and hands-on educational activities. Open all year.
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A worthwhile excursion. A fascinating tour with Lindi. She did a great job sharing her knowledge and pointing out less commonly known facts and tidbits. A fair admission price... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A worthwhile excursion. A fascinating tour with Lindi. She did a great job sharing her knowledge and pointing out less commonly known facts and tidbits. A fair admission price for such collection of bones. There are movies and kids activities too. Only downside to visit was the building was quite warm.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This museum is "Quality over Quantity". It may be on the small side but its nice!! The gift shop is the best I've seen! You can purchase real fossils there too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

My family and I LOVED this place! Awesome! Many real bones. Informative signs. Beautiful displays. Large but not huge. Went with hubby and boys 9 & 14. Educational for all. Movie about the guy that owns and finds bones. People working on bones and models. Nice gift shop. Land and marine creatures. Area for little ones. Real bones to touch.... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My mom's a huge dinosaur fan and she enjoyed it, but for me, if it's not the real thing it's not interesting. Most things were casts. The story behind the work they do ( you can watch them through the window work on fossils and casts) is interesting, but I felt like the whole thing was overpriced. Definitely a place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have been to many museums, and this is without a doubt the best one I have been to! Great price, and packed with a variety of original and cast fossils. I highly recommend the tour, as it is at no extra cost. Our tour guide was well-educated and answered all questions. We then left to get lunch, and they... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting... he had everyone's attention for the entire hour or so. The RMDRC has lots of interesting displays... including a view into their lab.

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

my 6 year old and 2 year old both love dinosaurs and we had to change our plans to accommodate this place in our trip. It was not a bad idea, even we, adults, enjoyed. The lab, the fossils, touch and feel idea, everything is good.

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My son 10 year old son loves dinosaurs and would spend hours reading every fact about every dinosaur. My 8 year old daughter did not find it so amazing as she is not interested. It is a small museum but, with loads of information and they have some great guides who will enhance your visit even more.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

For a small town this is a big surprise. My 16yr old granddaughter wasn't impressed, but her nose never came out of the phone. 87 yr old Mother N Law really loved it. Easy to walk floors. We had no small kids, but I did see many having a grand time. It didn't take us long to see it all,... More 

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Crowley, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

During our visit to the Colorado Springs area, we decided to take the short drive to Woodland Park to see the Dinosaur Resource Center. The only mistake we made was allowing so little time there in our travel schedule! My husband and I were honored and excited when the Curator Geri offered us a personally guided 90 minute tour! She... More 

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Additional Information about Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

Address: 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
Phone Number: 719-686-1820
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Woodland Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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