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Dinosaur Depot - CLOSED

330 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-6739
+1 800-987-6379
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fun for little kids

I've taken my kids many times and they always enjoy themsevels. Lots to do and interact with. The... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2013
amtracker101
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Canon City, Colorado
Great for kids, learning experience for all.

In this block there are quite a few things to see and do...dinasaur museum was very interesting and... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2012
Mary H
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Lewisville, Texas, United States
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A museum and lab complex where visitors can view exhibits and watch volunteers prepare fossils for study.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Jan 26, 2013
“fun for little kids”
Dec 17, 2012
“Great for kids, learning experience for all.”
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330 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-6739
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+1 800-987-6379
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

I've taken my kids many times and they always enjoy themsevels. Lots to do and interact with. The price is right and its just a great way to spend time with the kids.

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Reviewed December 17, 2012

In this block there are quite a few things to see and do...dinasaur museum was very interesting and educational, but samples at the popcorn factory made it hard to decide on flavors.

1  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Before arriving at Dinosaur Depot, I read reviews. Some said it was a money trap. Some said it was a tourist trap. As we drove to Dinosaur Depot, I was a bit skeptical but forged ahead. It turned out to be great. The people were...More

1  Thank Tabitha K
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a small museum but it has some amazing claims to fame. Many specimens from this area and lab are on display in major museums around the world. It also has the worlds most complete Stegosaurus on display. Great gift shop and the hands...More

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1  Thank Bafarmerswife
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

The kids enjoyed it, but I wish there was more to see. There wasn't descriptions or enough info about some of the specimens, and it seemed like the explore/play room upstairs was bigger than the actual exhibit! We pretty much were done within 30-40 minutes.

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Reviewed July 21, 2012

We have 3 kids under 9 years old and they really enjoyed this little museum. All of the workers were very friendly, but a highlight was when the lady working in the lab came to the window to talk with the kids. She spent quite...More

Thank DarienFamilyof5
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

We stopped here after taking in the train ride. Its a fun little museum that has their own "claim to fame" with a certain dinosaur found in the area. One of the volunteers was working on cleaning some bones while we were there and took...More

1  Thank sybilsinmaui
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

It is very interesting way to learn about an area where many dinosaurs were discovered over the years, and it has a great "hands on" area for kid on the second floor.

1  Thank Marty164
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Reviewed March 25, 2012

We stopped here for an hour as we passed through Canon City. The depot is a great place for kids who love dinosaurs. There are interactive exhibits, dinosaur bones they can touch and even dig for. The museum is small, but there was plenty to...More

Thank aaron m
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Reviewed July 25, 2011

Yes it is small, yes they tend to be a litle overbearing, but the upstairs, hands-on interactive center was great. The Canon City area has produced some of the very first dinosaur fossil specimens in the country. The museum is built around the stegosauris that...More

1  Thank JayWeb
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