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Address: 5608 Tenth Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140
Phone Number: 262-653-4450
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Largest collection of meat-eating theropods on exhibit! Learn what...
Largest collection of meat-eating theropods on exhibit! Learn what dinosaurs looked like, ate and how they behaved. See life-scale replicas, The Carthage Institute of Paleontology on-site lab Minutes from the Illinois Wisconsin border and Six Flags Great America Gurnee, Illinois.
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Interesting and tiny

Great for little ones with small attention spans. Enough for them to be and stay interested then its time to go. I loved the descriptions of the dinos and the fossil dig... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Mishmash2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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Sturtevant, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Various sizes and types of Dinosaurs. There is a child center downstairs for the children to create dinosaur items.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great for little ones with small attention spans. Enough for them to be and stay interested then its time to go. I loved the descriptions of the dinos and the fossil dig downstairs.

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It is a two room "museum" and I use the term lightly!!! They ask for a donation at the beginning. I am assuming because they know that no one would give them a donation at the end!! If you need to waste time or want to be disappointed go for it, otherwise, skip it!!

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I took my kids here last week. We parked and walked up the stairs (3 minutes) we entered the big room and walked clockwise around looking at the dinosaur's. When the square was done, we were too. It took about 10-15 minutes. It's small and if you need to kill about 15-20 minutes this is your place...just don't plan on... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Dino museum in Kenosha is small, free, but worth a visit. The exhibit was expertly displayed in one exhibit hall and you can see the whole thing in five to ten minutes.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place rates a minimum of 3 stars for the price / free!. Add another one for the kid's activity room downstairs and another for the nice assortment of bones and you're there. If you're a history geek, they have some super local history stories on the wall. The gift shop had enough assorted doo-dads for the cheap at heart... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Awesome displays - an amazing collection in a deceptively small building. Lab in the lower level so you can watch curating (call ahead to see when). Definitely not your dry-and-dusty dinosaur exhibit!

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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very nice layout and artful, realistic displays. The kids love it. The second floor balcony will stop your heart as the little ones run to the edge.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Free is always good, so the price here was right. The single room is pretty cool, but there is not much to extend the visit. We participated in the children's activity where they were able to uncover fossils. That extended the trip to 35 mins.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

a fast run through a one-room display...almost crazy!!! think of all the dino's that are actually there and then it hits you!!! gift shop with related dino stuff:.) also a sand box in the basement and research facility.

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Additional Information about Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Address: Address: 5608 Tenth Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140
Phone Number: 262-653-4450
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Kenosha
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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