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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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The Mammoths ROCK! A Must see stop.

Seeing the bones of full mammoths in an air-conditioned setting makes this a must see in Waco. It is great for children of all ages. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and the fees... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Julie G
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Granbury, Texas, United States
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Granbury, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Seeing the bones of full mammoths in an air-conditioned setting makes this a must see in Waco. It is great for children of all ages. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and the fees are very reasonable. Certainly gives you a connected feeling to the centuries before us. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Invest the time...it's worth it.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The staff at the Waco Mammoth Site told me that attendance here has tripled since the July 10th announcement by President Obama that it is now a National Monument. It was very busy on the Saturday morning when I went and parking is an issue since the parking lot is very small. The staff is very friendly and the docents... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Took the kids here so we can enjoy the best Waco has to offer. I was pleasantly surprised on how much there is to know about Mammoths. This is a must see.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Waco Mammoth site is now the newest National Park! It's a great visit and the tour is worth the 45 minutes it takes. You'll learn a great deal and get to see real mammoth bones as they were left in the dig site. The dig site is air conditioned so the hot Texas days shouldn't keep you away from... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great experience. Who would have thought that mammoth bones would be found in Waco! Beautiful, scenic walk around the site.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Live right down the street and always meant to stop by---finally got a chance. Very interesting tour---guide was really great and even kept the little ones entertained. It is just starting out and will be more incredible as funding comes in to add to the collection and excavations. Total time for the tour was under 45 min and the gift... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide wasp knowledgable. It was just my family on her tour and she took the time to answer all of my daughters questions. It was fascinating. I had no idea this treasure was in Texas! Definitely worth the visit.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Admission is $5, our tour guide was very knowledgable, the bones were real and cool looking (especially one that was almost entirely intact), and the place has great air-conditioning! (a welcome relief from the Texas heat).

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went there on a visit to Waco and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Guided tours every 30 minutes - and great guides who are extremely helpful. Short walk and the tour takes about an hour which was just right. This site just achieved National Monument status, so now maybe they can grow the exhibit.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide did a great job, however I think a lot of her script went over the heads of the many children (including my own 8 year old) on our tour. A few of her jokes were not family friendly, luckily most of the children were too young to get them. However had they been a couple years older... More 

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Additional Information about Waco Mammoth Site

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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