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The Dinosaur Museum

754 South 200 West, Blanding, UT
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Ranked #9 of 15 attractions in Blanding
Type: Museums
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Perth , Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Blanding is only a small dot on the map on the way to Monument Valley but STOP there and go to the Dinosaur Museum. From the outside it looks a bit like a barn but inside it is amazing. The dinosaur models are so life like. You can discover the REAL relationship between dinosaurs and birds. They also have "Dinosaurs... More

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you, or your children, have ANY interest in dinosaurs whatsoever, you MUST add this to your to do list! This was a very pleasant surprise, and there was a lot to see and do there. The admission fee is very reasonable, the gift shop is very cute and we found lots of goodies there, and the museum itself is... More

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Denver, Colorado
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Quite honestly, I was pleasantly surprised how good a museum it was for a small town like Blanding. Entry fee was $5, which is dirt cheap for the things you see in this museum. I guess not many people know about it as I and my wife were the only ones visiting. I got to know about this museum when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is by far the best buy in Utah The museum must be a well kept secret because we were the only people there. The displays of life size dinosaurs was amazing. There museum was full of very interesting things for the young and old, we greatly enjoyed it. We wish we had more time to spent but it was... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

There is so much information here that it will boggle the mind. Stop by and see if you can find new information about feathered dinosaurs, etc.

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Canberra, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We heard about this museum from another family who were doing the Dinosaur Diamond while staying in Fruita, and the tip convinced us to stay in Blanding. What an excellent decision it was! The museum houses a vast collection of dinosaur movie memorabilia including many large and small models made by the founders. The displays include movie posters, models, early... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We just happened upon this museum by accident as we were driving through Blanding. What a wonderful surprise to find!!! The museum is so very well done! So much to see and great displays!! Wonderful place for the every age!!! Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Actually want to give this a 4.5! Even 13 years after I first visited (2000), this place is still a great value for a still-impressive and growing attraction, and it's in a place you wouldn't expect to find something like this. Sure, there are much bigger dino museums around the country, but this one offers a lot for what you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Having visited many dinosaur museums and exhibitions ranging from a small selection of tracks and fossils to a huge full scale multi- room exhibit, this museum rates right up there with the best of them. The museum director has built models for many films and his recently exhibited collection of colourfull large film posters has to be seen. The posters... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

The museum is not quite as fancy as some more modern installations, but it is more hands on and informative. It is on the smaller side, but if you take time to read all the material you can still be here for hours. We have children aged 15, 12, 8, 4 and all but the 4 yr old can find... More

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