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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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Put on your snowshoes and get out there...

Old Faithful is spectacular, yes...but here is what is better...the whole area. Put on some snowshoes and get out there (hire them at the Activities store cheaply). SO many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Old Faithful is spectacular, yes...but here is what is better...the whole area. Put on some snowshoes and get out there (hire them at the Activities store cheaply). SO many amazing geysers, trees, volcanic cones, landscapes...don't limit yourself at the one place. The Educational Centre is impressive with its large windows framing the geyser and bison. A few very helpful rangers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Old Faithful Visitor center is so large. Very beautiful too. Nice place to wait if you are early for the geyser. :)

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Portales
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Old Faithful is spectacular enough as it is. When waiting for OF's next spectacular display, this is the place to wait. There is much to be learned here - very hands-on - and it is also cool, when faced with the heat outside. In case of rain storm (as we experienced), you can also stay dry, use the facilities and... More 

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Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We've pretty much all heard of old faithful. But it's a whole new experience to actually go and visit! Be sure that you read the informational signs and listen to the presentations. Geysers are fascinating!

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Melbourne, Australia
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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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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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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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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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