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We made a quick stop here to see the museum. It was a quick walk-through with a pretty interesting... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Prattville, Alabama
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Hiking Outdoors=Fabulous

We spent 90 minutes hiking outdoors at the Mastodon State Historic Site. It was raining when we... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Kanda F
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“small museum”(7 reviews)
“picnic area”(5 reviews)
“minute movie”(4 reviews)
Looking to take a trip to where something big happened? Try Mastodon State Historic Site. The site is the home of the Kimmswick Bone Bed, one of the most famous and extensive Pleistocene ice age deposits of fossils, including a number of bones of...more
1050 Charles J Becker Dr, Imperial, MO 63052-3524
+1 636-464-2976
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This park is very interesting. The person on duty was very helpful and pointed me to another state park. Without the book I probably wouldn’t have ever seen these Parks and now I can’t wait for the next. Thanks Missouri.

Thank Daisycat2015
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Missouri has a area of Ice Age remains of Mastodons that few hear about outside this St. Louis suburb. The park has a small building with Mastodon remains reconstructed that give a nice idea of the size of these elephant cousins. The exhibit also features...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We made a quick stop here to see the museum. It was a quick walk-through with a pretty interesting video. The area is very pretty, I’m sure the walking trails would be great.

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We spent 90 minutes hiking outdoors at the Mastodon State Historic Site. It was raining when we arrived at the park so we went inside the Visitor's Center and had a quick look around. The cost to actually tour the small museum inside the Visitor's...More

2  Thank Kanda F
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The small museum isn't too much to write home about but offers some insight into the history of the site. Entry was $4 for adults and free for kids. They show some kind of movie as well but with an adventurous six year old we...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Nice Place to Go Peaceful Would Go There On the Hiking Trail to Get Away to Think about Life or Future Plans to Clear Your Mind of Other Thing

Thank t s
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We went with three families with 10 kids ranging from 2 to 17. The museum and visitor center was nice - they have a full mastodon skeleton as well as many other bones, with lots of explanations. There is also a 15 minute movie about...More

1  Thank Aaron R
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We stopped only to go to the museum and not to do any of the outside things. The museum needs some sprucing up, but the information is interesting! The guide is overly excited to show you around which I don't like. I like to read...More

Thank pamb853
Reviewed February 22, 2017

The last time I was here was about 35 years ago when I brought my daughter who was then 6. With the warm weather, and Presidents Day closing schools, I took my 2 grandchildren who are 10 and 6. It was a hit. The museum...More

2  Thank Susan H
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We've visited this state park a few times now and it has a lot of trailes and picknic areas. Their long trail is fun but hilly, with a lot of elevation change. It wore us out! The visitors center has a lot of nice artifacts...More

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Mike J
May 10, 2018|
Response from jennymaddox99 | Reviewed this property |
Is only doing the museum, about 30 minutes for the video and exhibit.