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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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Saw the sign and wondered and found out it really IS the site of a Mammoth dig - learned that this is the only known site of a herd of Mammoth's and the guide was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Senior_Couple60s
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Saw the sign and wondered and found out it really IS the site of a Mammoth dig - learned that this is the only known site of a herd of Mammoth's and the guide was very knowledgeable. Takes about 45 minutes and its a nice walk to the dig from the parking lot - wouldn't recommend this for very small... More 

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Nederland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to go to the Mammoth site at the last moment and so glad we did. The guide made it so interesting. Who know that we had camels in TX back then.

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Two guys hunting arrowheads stumbled across what turned out to be three separate events that preserved a herd of mammoths. Take the guided tour that takes you through the terrain the arrowhead hunters went through to the covered dig site. Several skeletons remain in a fascinating exhibit. My tour guide fielded numerous questions with aplomb. For school age kids and... More 

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Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was really neat. It was just my husband and I this time but I'm taking the kids next time we are in that area. Only $5 each and souvenirs were really affordable too, free parking. Guide said it only became a state park last year so the word isn't really out yet. We loved it.

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Thank codegrl40
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You buy your tickets at one building and the exhibit is at another. Very good prices so great for a family. The ranger is an excellent guide. A real trip into the land that time forgot.

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Midland, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good place to learn and be out of town for a little while. It's only a five minute drive from downtown, so it's easy to go see. Very tranquil and informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done. The building is built around the latest dig site so you look down into the dig. Guide was very informative.

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Mansfield, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing and so educational. It is truly one of a kind. The information is fascinating on the tour and just being able to see the mammoth bones up close is really cool. It's cheap, quick, and truly a must for anyone interested in nature and history. Easily a day trip from DFW and surrounding areas.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this site...Great view of the mammoths and one of the most interesting we've visited. Our tour guide was excellent in providing lots of facts and examples to allow you to really understand & visualize the size of these mammoths. Would recommend it if you have some time in Waco.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here at the recommendation of a friend and we are so glad we did! It was very cool to see all of the mammoth remains, had about the ones in storage at Baylor, and hear about their plans to dig more in the future. Jeremy,our guide, was sup e r! There were small kids on tour with us... More 

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