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Tate Geological Museum

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Address: 124 College Dr, Casper, WY
Phone Number: 307/268-2447
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A "Must-See" Every Year

As grandchildren visit, we ALWAYS take them for a couple hours to the Tate. And the new T-rex outside is a great place for a pix

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Bob G
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Casper, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The mammoth is interesting and how it was discovered. Not much else really there. In all we spent 30 minutes looking at all the exhibits.

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As grandchildren visit, we ALWAYS take them for a couple hours to the Tate. And the new T-rex outside is a great place for a pix

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Go here and enjoy the hands on experience. The museum is small but there is PLENTY to see and to enjoy. They have a small gift shop, but the kids found something to enjoy. It was a very nice afternoon. It is within the college, so it is a bit difficult to figure out "where" it is- go to the... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Whether traveling solo, or with my crew, this is always an awesome stop. Amazing staff make the experience significantly more enjoyable, which wouldn't be thought to be possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My family and I can spend hours here. The kids like to do the seek and find page that they hand out. My son loves to play in the little children's area. The guys that work there are friendly and helpful in answering any questions you have.

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Clinton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The have added the coolest bronze T. rex out front I have ever seen!! The museum is extremely well done, and shows all of the cool fossils that can be found in Wyoming. The people there are the friendliest you will find anywhere, and they have a great little gift shop with t-shirts and all sorts of other cool things.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

museum is awesome - and FREE! great displays of fossils, geologic time, and rocks/minerals. All displays are very concise and interesting. museum is just teh right sized. star attraction is Dee the mammoth skeleton, which was found in the area.

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Lander, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very informative staff, they showed my kids all that they were working on and really took pride in their work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great exhibits for adults and kids. Good selection of earth science books. Definitely worth the stop if you are in the area.

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I've been going to the Tate for decades. As a child we would travel there for school trips. In the past the museum focused on rocks, Lots and LOTS of rocks. Not anymore. The exhibits are now almost entirely new. There are still displays setup for geology, but that is a small subset of what is viewable. An impressive mammoth... More 

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Address: 124 College Dr, Casper, WY
Phone Number: 307/268-2447
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Casper
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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