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Waco Mammoth Site

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Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend, Waco, TX 76708
Phone Number: (254) 750-7946
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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very cool place to see !!

The Mammoth Site is just outside of town, and it's really amazing. Good tour guide, and easy to view the mammoth excavations. Good factual information about the era and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Carol R
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Mammoth Site is just outside of town, and it's really amazing. Good tour guide, and easy to view the mammoth excavations. Good factual information about the era and the animals of the time.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was a well-planned out building around the mammoth "death" site. There were some travel gardens on the outside that were pleasant, too. Great dig site. NOT really a trip with a lot to do. Plan to do a few other things in the area on this day. It won't take longer than an hour to see ALL.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

From the outside, you would never imagine what this place has to offer. But once inside the viewing building, it is amazing. The guides give a nice, information filled tour and answer any and all questions. If you are in the area, make sure to put it on your list!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I only found out about this place a few days before going. I was searching for things to do and thought this looked interesting. WOW! This place did not disappoint. Several of the actual mammoth bones are still in the ground, not just replicas. The guide, Reagan, was fantastic and really taught us a lot about the history and events... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The docent was very knowledgeable. She explained things well and offered time for questions. Worth the trip to see it!

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Temple, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It's a short walk from gift shop to mammoth site. Great area to picnic. The mammoths are displayed well and information is readily available.

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Waco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I went to the Mammoth Site with my McLennan Community College Zoology class. It was a lot of fun learning about the mammoths found here in Waco and I would love to go again.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

What a history lesson! The site does not take long to visit and the story of the mammoths and their discovery is great! I highly recommend a stop here. This is a hidden gem!

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Big Island, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very interesting. Very unique. Not the kind of thing you can find just anywhere. I agree the price was a little high, but it is quite a unique site.

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Royal Palm Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The short tour was very informative. Price was a bit expensive for what the tour is but they are trying to raise money. Last actual dig was around 2004 and there is more to find, preserve and display. Hopefully they will get federal funding or they get a big donation. Must go. They found mammoth remains after all.

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Additional Information about Waco Mammoth Site

Address: Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend, Waco, TX 76708
Phone Number: (254) 750-7946
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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