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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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Multi-Purpose Visitor Experience

This smart impressive Center provides visitors with a multi-purpose visitor experience from information, displays and exhibits, gifts, souvenirs, plus a great view of Old Faithful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
charles s
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This smart impressive Center provides visitors with a multi-purpose visitor experience from information, displays and exhibits, gifts, souvenirs, plus a great view of Old Faithful blowing its top. The Rangers and staff were friendly and professionally informative. Worth a visit.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not much you can say about YNP, but wowwwwwww. The geysers, mudpots, fumaroles, waterfalls, springs, wildlife and general beauty is aweinspiring. We spent 5 days in YNP. Some of the highlights were the fairy falls hike to see the overlook of Grand Prismatic Spring, our first old faithful eruption, the mudpots and dragon mouth, leaning over the upper... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not seen the Visitor Education Center because it opened in 2010. The displays were very nice and the views out the window were amazing. It is a nice addition to Yellowstone National Park

1 Thank SueinSalem
washington state
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to Old Faithful's ritual event a but late...but not to worry. The Visitor's Center afforded an excellent view of the eruption...and, without the throngs of people! We loved the gift/book store and snatched up and number of Yellowstone-related books. The exhibits are well designed and the Rangers totally professional and helpful. Thank you, NPS!

3 Thank okeedoke
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newly remodeled (or completely new? hard to tell) building with revamped exhibits on the geology of the park/geothermal science. Visually attractive viewed as a whole, but I found the individual exhibits disappointing -- lots of visual stuff going on but not much content. And so complicated that you couldn't spot the main point of an exhibit without investing a lot... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice visitor center and gift shop. We arrived quite early for the next old faithful eruption and were pleasantly surprised with the visitor center which we used to pass the time.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The visitor center is extremely nice and clean and situated within spitting distance of Old Faithful. It has lots of interactive and educational displays about the many thermal features and unique geography of Yellowstone Park. It has a theater with an informative film worth seeing for safety and practical information about the park. It has a very nice gift shop.... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Lots of information here and a few good exhibits. The staff are well informed and helpful and they have the Old Faithful eruption times on a board so that helps you plan your stay. Also useful as there are rest rooms and a nice cafeteria attached. The centre also offers great views of Old Faithful if the weather isn't so... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We had the joy of visiting Old Faithful Visitor Center. Very nice staff and the time for Old Faithful was on time.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

You can learn everything you need to know about Yellowstone and the giant volcano under it at this center. It is beautiful and spacious with lots of hands on exhibits. Take some time to see all it has to offer and learn about the history of Yellowstone and it's possible future!

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