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Dinosaur Journey Museum

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Address: 550 Jurassic Court, (part of the Museum of Western Colorado), Fruita, CO
Phone Number: 970-858-7282
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Ok if the kids love dinosaurs, but nature center across street is far more interesting. Have gone multiple years when in town, but things haven't changed there. Nature center is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Tells the history of life in the areas around western Colorado (especially the "extinct ones"). Great for both kids and adults. Very informative video presentation, displays, and exhibits including fossils, animated/robotic dinosaurs, a "quarry site" to dig for bones, and a sandbox for making your own dinosaur tracks. There is a working lab where you can watch bones being prepped... More 

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Carlin, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on our way back to Nevada from Denver. Awesome display!!! Not far out of Grand Junction and we'll worth the stop. They add to it constantly and you can actually watch them cleaning the fossils. My 4 year old granddaughter has decided after being there that she wants to be a Paleontologist lol

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Henderson, Colorado
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Kids that like dinosaurs would really enjoy this museum. It is geared toward kids with animated dinosaurs and many exhibits that require interaction. Looking forward to taking my granddaughter in a few years.

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Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Ok if the kids love dinosaurs, but nature center across street is far more interesting. Have gone multiple years when in town, but things haven't changed there. Nature center is continually improving.

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Grand Junction
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lots of exhibits. Interesting concepts and displays... if you believe in evolution. Otherwise the kids could let their imaginations run wild like adults do.

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Furlong, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Fun for whole family and very cool in that you're in the area, the triangle of dinosaurs. Place is well thought out.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place for dinosaur lovers! Our boys were in heaven. Very interactive and life size so you can really picture what they looked like.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great place to take younger kids toddlers to Middle school. Not really big but lots of neat things to see and entertain. Not very expensive for families.

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a very well displayed and accessible museum experience. It is small, but considering it's geographical location that is not too surprising. information is clear, and there are fun interactive displays which help with a broader concept of ancient animals and how the earth itself lays a role in habitations etc; my favorite section has an earthquake plate that... More 

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New Castle, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This museum hasn't really changed in several years. I wish there was more for the adults/ teens to look at or read the exhibits are geared toward kids which is wonderful and the kids loved it, but I was bored out of my mind (give some more reading opportunity for adults while the kids are repeatedly get sprayed with water).... More 

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Additional Information about Dinosaur Journey Museum

Address: 550 Jurassic Court, (part of the Museum of Western Colorado), Fruita, CO
Phone Number: 970-858-7282
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fruita
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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