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Waco Mammoth Site

6220 Steinbeck Bend, Waco, TX 76708
(254) 750-7946
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We recently visited the site while in Waco it was one of the highlights of our holiday. The tour was very interesting and informative. Would suit all age of visitor. The staff are doing a great job.

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hewitt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

interesting & fun to see, well displayed tour guide very informative, nice area to explore granddaughters enjoyed

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Memphis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Loved this! Very interesting and our guide was very knowledgeable and loved our questions. Well worth the $7!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If your not interested in this kind of thing then you wont like it. Very little to touch and nothing you can actually handle. It's all viewing and information from a guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and d tons of information. we found it quite interesting and well worth our time.

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Falls Church
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgable! He was very patient answering the kids questions and making them excited about the mammoths. It was so much fun as our detour down 35 - my older one (9) really enjoyed it and so did I but the younger ones (6,5,2) found the hidden mammoths and the interest was lost. Overall,... More

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Azle, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very educational. It was way more than I expected. The tour guide was very great in her presentation of the historical events that took place. It was a guided tour so be prepared. We did have to walk a little ways to get to the site. if you have trouble walking long distances don't let that detour you, they do... More

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Carthage, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This place is very interesting because it shows history revealed through the remains of mammoths that lived near Waco in the past. The tour was thorough in its explanation and was just overall neat to see the bones and hear the stories. Well worth it.

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Senior Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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