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Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
719-686-1820
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: 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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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We took our 5 year old son and he wasn't that interested, but I was very happy with the museum. It was the best fossil exhibit I have seen with hands on exhibits and ability to see real fossils being prepared. Use a coupon from the local area attraction guide.

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Frankfort, IL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stopped here thinking the kids would have a great time. I would say it was just okay. Price to get in was a bit pricey (12 for adults and 8 for kids). I probably would have liked it more if the price for admission was cut in half. There was a guided tour but I didn't think the 7... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you are a die hard fan of dinosaurs, this place has very detailed exhibits. However, it is extremely small & very, very over priced. You will likely not spend even a hour here.

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Thornton, Colorado
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our kids and grandkids loved this place. When we were there they had the Seven Falls Indian Dancers performing out front . EWe have seen Indian Dancers in New mexico & Arizona but this group is awesome.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I stopped in here as we are both interested in this sort of thing. It did seem a little pricy for what there was in there, but still enjoyed ourselves.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This would be a great place to bring the kids or grandkids. There are life-sized replicas, plenty of skeletons, much to see and learn. In the gift shop, there are real fossils and nice gifts, the real thing, like megaladon tooth fossils. My personal favorite: a Tyrannosaurus Rex claw.

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st. louis, mo area
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The. Museum is quite good for small town.great for kids. I learned quite a bit and this was not my first dinosaur museum.

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Memphis, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The museum was pretty cool. We had 5 children to entertain from ages 1 to 6. The museum had some life size replicas of dinosaurs, some from millions of years ago & from real fossils. Some were suspended from the ceiling. There was a small interactive area that all age children good take part in. The museum did offer a... More

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Beloit, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We took the grandchildren and they LOVED it.. Had lots of Dinosaur skeletons to look at, plus quite a bit of hands on things for the kids to touch and do.. The staff was very friendly and informative.. We all enjoyed it very much

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Amarillo, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The admission was more than I would have liked, but my daughters excitement at seeing actual fossils and not all man-made replicas was worth it!! I recommend this stop for anyone passing through!

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