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Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-2750
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Great staff, lovely location, one of the best visitor centres we've visited. Even for the end of season it was very well presented with good facilities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great staff, lovely location, one of the best visitor centres we've visited. Even for the end of season it was very well presented with good facilities.

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Underwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited the centre to see the exhibits and the films in the auditorium, both of which were very interesting. The highlight were the two night visits to the centre to hear the Rangers talk about the park. Ranger Steve spoke about bears one evening and Ranger Annie spoke about bison on the other. Both were very entertaining and we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Very nice building, informative rangers at the desk, fur and bone exhibits to touch, nice little shop and a gorgeous view of Old Faithful out the window. Step outside and you're there viewing Old Faithful. Very, very nice visitor center.

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Jacksonvile, FL
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Yellowstone is such an amazing park. This is a worthwhile stop because it is Old Faithful but there are so many different areas to see. We spent most of a. Week exploring different areas of the park and still didn't see it all. Will definitely go back!

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Chino Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

while you wait for Old Faithful go inside, but if you miss it, that's OK. The movies are not as good as others in the park. The museum part is just ok. If you can get outside and see the nature and not sit inside and read about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Arrived here with the weather sunny and with some time to spare visited the Visitors centre and viewed the films, and read the history. A worth while experience. When outside to wait for the geezer to show for us and the weather had changed dramatically, to sub zero, snowing and so so cold. But the cold was worth it. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Yellowstone is a unique location. Geologically speaking, it's full of features not found elsewhere. The Visitor Education Center explains these features in enough detail to make them understandable to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Children will enjoy the hands-on exhibits. The staff are helpful and can answer more detailed questions.

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Visitor Education Center contains exhibits geared to all ages. A separate interactive play area entertains children. More detailed information explaining the creation of the calder that is most of Yellowstone Park and its relationship to all of the thermal activity offers information to make the experience more meaningful. Park Rangers were very friendly and full of information. The Yellowstone... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Visitor and Education Center offers an exceptional opportunity to learn about the surrounding area and physical characteristics of Old Faithful Geyser. Hands on learning and information are throughout with videos and examples of things you will encounter in Yellowstone. The center is right in front of the geyser with a clock and time card showing the approximate time of... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

You enter into the visitor's center to get to Old Faithful with a huge picture window for those that can't or don't want to take the 2 minute walk to the geyser. Nice museum display, bookstore and brief movie; but I wish they had a place to sit down and eat lunch. Food and Beverage are not allowed inside or... More 

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