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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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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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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

For a Yellowstone visitor center, Old Faithful is of particularly high quality. The rangers are very polite and knowledgeable, as they are throughout the park. The displays are beautiful and the information makes this an essential part of the Old Faithful experience - including a large countdown for the geyser's next eruption. However, there is one particular "display" that made... More 

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Advance, North Carolina
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lots of nice prints. Several night time prints of the geyser and the Milky Way. Absolutely stunning!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

There were many places to go for information and a mass of literature. Movies, exhibits and guides. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Old Faithful spouted right on time.

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Unless you are very lucky you will have to wait a bit for Old faithful. The visitor center was informative and the staff was friendly.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Very nice way to spend the time waiting for the geysir to erupt. Informative exibition that lets you know a lot about Yellowstone National Park

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This center can be your starting point for your hikes, visits with rangers and general exploration of the park. Staff is friendly, helpful, and gracious

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you're interested in learning about why the Yellowstone landscape looks the way it does, this is a must see. There are 4 main geological features that form this park and are the reach that it is such a unique and diverse landscape. Take the time to stop here and learn a bit - you'll be happy to did!

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DeWitt, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Old Faithful Visitor Education Center should be your first stop when you arrive at the Old Faithful area. Go to the Ranger’s Desk to get the predicted eruption times for the geysers. The Rangers are very helpful and are happy to answer questions. Even if you don’t have a lot of time, at least take a quick tour through... More 

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