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Waco Mammoth Site

6220 Steinbeck Bend, Waco, TX 76708
(254) 750-7946
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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English first
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I visited the museum with an 8 yr old who loves rocks. The gift shop had lots of rock varieties to purchase. He was thrilled. Our guide to the museum was very knowledgeable and had to speak to a translator for a group of foreign tourists. He managed this very well. The mammoth dig site has a building built around... More

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Waco, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed my first visit here with visiting family members. We had to wait just a very few minutes for our tour to begin, and then we headed out with our guide, Joy. Visitors should know that a guided tour is the only option, and that it's a pretty good hike from the entrance and ticketing area down to the exhibits.... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This 45 minute tour is so worth the seven dollars. The place is beautiful and our guide was a Paleontological student- very knowledgable. Did you know that the Central Mammoths dwarfed the famous wooly mammoth? Take the your; you'll love it!

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west texas
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4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was very boring not enough to see. There was only that one mammoth to see and the tourist did not know enough about it to keep everyone interested.

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Waco, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Wonderful staff that is very knowledgeable and excited to tell you about all of the great things they have discovered here! Amazing to think this dig and these artifacts are right here in our own backyard of Waco. If you haven't been yet...what are you waiting for?!?!?!

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I never have seen a dig in person - and here you get to see it up close and personal! What a wonderful experience! The tour is quick and informative and cheap and comfortable.

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Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Can't believe we live near this place but had never visited. Our guide was so knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend you plan a visit. Very easy to find....not far from I35 if you are passing through.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My visit took place in April 2014, I'm really big on seeing archaeology and historic sites, and this place fit both those categories. This site was located just outside of Waco, so driving/renting a car is highly recommended, as I'm not sure about getting there either by bus/public transportation, or possibly by a tour group. The site is very modern,... More

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Terrell, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Person giving presentation was great. If you think you know anything about Mammoths you will find out you are mistaken. This is a great tour and is very informative.

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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was not to sure about this site but was plesently surprised. Tons of information and the staff was great.

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