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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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Great for Families for the First time

The dinosaur museum is small, however they change it up a couple of times a year. There are some hands on things for kids to do. The tour is short but informative. If you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Woodland Park, Colorado
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Pearl City, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Visited Colorado and took my grandkids to view the dinosaur's. The tour was geared towards the kids and our guide did very well interacting with the children. The children learned a lot and enjoyed the Dinosaur Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

One of only TWO places where paleontologists send dino bones to get them copied and sent to museums for display, this is a working lab as well as a museum. Excellent tour (thanks Steve!) and well worth a stop on the way back from Summit County or a quick trip up from C-Springs

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The kids enjoyed looking at all the bones and got to listen to the story time. But I think above all, they loved the gift shop the best. :)

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The dinosaur museum is small, however they change it up a couple of times a year. There are some hands on things for kids to do. The tour is short but informative. If you can go when they are cleaning the fossils that is great!!! It's a good short first time museum. What the museum actually does in the back... More 

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Colorado Springs
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Great for the whole family...a perfect combo of learning and science with fun and kid stuff. We enjoyed it and with the fossil beds so close we can't imagine anyone traveling through Woodland and not visiting. Good stuff!

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Elk, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I took my brother and his wife to see this exhibit. What a collection. I highly recommend visiting this facility, they can charge twice as much and it would still be worth it. (fee is very low) The staff was very friendly and took time to answer all of our questions. They are very knowledgeable and very professional, I learned... More 

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Liberty, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My 27 yr old daughter still loves dinosaurs so this was for her but my husband & I liked it too. Perfect for a rainy day, indoor activity. The two dinosaurs outside are perfect for photo ops! Price for adult admission @ $11 each was a little high for our budget but my daughter paid since she is the one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I know it requires a considerable sum of money to employ paleontologists, but for what it costs to get in, I expected a bit more. I and the kids were less than impressed.

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Auburndale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was a small museum with interesting exhibits, I especially enjoyed the pathology of dinosaurs. I feel the price was a little high for the number of exhibits.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I LOVE TAKING MY NIECES AND GRAND CHILDREN THERE.It is an annual visit for them.It is a must place for them to visit.I also learn something new every time we visit. They also have a great gift shop.Lots of educational items for the young.Beautiful items and jewerly for the ladies.The staff is very informative.Don't drive by this place.The whole family... More 

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