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Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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Address: 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
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+1 719-686-1820
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a new...

Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a new 20,000 square foot museum located in Woodland Park, Colorado (only 30 min. from Colorado Springs). We feature fossils from North America's Cretaceous Period including marine reptiles, pterosaurs, dinosaurs, a working fossil lab viewable by visitors, children's play area and hands-on educational activities. Open all year.

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Great time. Enjoyed museum and gift shop. Went with (2) girls, 12 years old. Little kids will really enjoy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time. Enjoyed museum and gift shop. Went with (2) girls, 12 years old. Little kids will really enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a one of a kind resource center is the only one in the western hemisphere. They have reputation for exacting attention to detail and work with museums, colleges and universities throughout the world. The tours are informative and supply a wealth of educationally valuable information. A uniquely different stop on any visit to Southern Colorado.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're into dinosaurs, this is a fantastic museum that both kids and adults will probably enjoy. Lots of statues, artifacts and tons of information. Plenty of parking.

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Thank Bernardo F
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have kids that are into dinosaurs or you are this is a cool place to visit. Not a typical museum type place but very informative, lots to look at and experience plus there are people working on fossils that you can watch - see bones and fossils being removed from the rock in which they were found. Pretty... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a great small museum with a lot of skeletons and a ton of information. You could probably kill an hour hear, my 3 year old enjoyed the children's area.

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Thank John V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This is a perfect compact experience of dinosaurs everything. It hosts the largest lab where paleontologists and be observed working on bones, and the most exhibits per square foot than any other dinosaur experience in the United States. The collection is primarily aquatic dinosaurs found in Kansas. Yet still has the dinosaurs kids know and love. It is a bit... More 

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Cripple Creek, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

On a family day outing we decided to stop by the dinosaur museum. It was more expensive then we thought it would be. But the kids really wanted to walk through. It was not as big as the outside makes it look and the walk through was pretty quick. The boys (9&8) was not as interested in it as we... More 

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Exeter, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Self guided walk through the exibits. Workers available if you have questions. It was ok if you like archeology. The sea animal fossils were very neat to see and compare to the land animals.

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

This was okay, not very big, so not sure its worth the entrance fee. There are some good interactive things for kids. We saw everything in less than an hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

I could gush about all the cool stuff in this place! You can touch dino poo, dust off fossils and walk under a sea of sea creatures! I'll totally be going again with my family. Supposedly the exhibits change so maybe things will be different the next time! The 4 star review is just because of the price, I thought... More 

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