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Remington Nature Center

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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More of a nature and anthropology center

I like this place, but the name is a little misleading, as the center is as much about history and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dmarkwind
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Kansas City, Missouri
Really cool little “museum” of sorts

The exhibits here are really cool and educational as well. My kids (tweens and teens) like it a lot... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Michelle M
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Overlooking the Missouri River, this center caters to history and nature buffs alike. Peer into a 7,000-gallon freshwater aquarium; explore the history of the St. Joseph area; stand trunk to nose with a woolly mammoth replica. See our website for a...more
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1502 McArthur Dr, Saint Joseph, MO 64505-7500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this place, but the name is a little misleading, as the center is as much about history and anthropology as it is about nature. The center has a great location on the Missouri River, not far from downtown, although the last time I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in Oct. and almost didn't make it as the directional signs to the venue pointed to a road that was closed. (Hopefully it is open now). We paid the entrance fee and entered with just over an hour until closing, but that was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Andrea64506, General Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit our facility. We will continue to strive to work harder in the future, in the areas where we may be able to improve. Andrea McCoy, manager, Remington Nature Center

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The exhibits here are really cool and educational as well. My kids (tweens and teens) like it a lot and have been several times.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle M
Andrea64506, General Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We appreciate the positive feedback, and hope to see you and your kids back in the future, maybe at a special event or just anytime! Andrea McCoy Manager, Remington Nature Center

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Right on the river. It wasn't as big as I expected but had some very nice exhibits. Definitely worth an hour or two of your time. Lots of parking. Ramp up to building was a little steep for pushing a wheelchair. Pretty easy to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for visiting, and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. While our building and grounds are ADA compliant, we do understand that the walk up the ramp may be a bit steep for some. We always allow people to pull their cars to...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018

This nature center covers a wide variety of topics, from identifying animals from the tracks they leave in the sand (you see the tracks form as an imaginary animal walks across the sand, really interesting) to how people lived in different times, to some of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you for visiting, and for the great review! Sincerely, Andrea McCoy Remington Nature Center Manager

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great place on the Missouri where you can walk and see nature and the Nature Center offers many items that connect kids and nature. The insect life, wildlife, plant life and all the exhibits are great. We went to an actual event and got to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for the review! We have events every month, often featuring a variety of live animals, so we hope to see you at an event again soon. -Andrea McCoy Manager, Remington Nature Center

Reviewed August 12, 2018

So well worth the small admission fee. Located right on the banks of the Missouri River, the view is soothing along the river walk. The museum is loaded with natural history information from a wooly mammoth to some living and gorgeous finches, there are things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for the kind review. We are so glad you stopped by. We are very proud of our facility, and are glad you also enjoyed it. -Andrea McCoy Manager, Remington Nature Center

Reviewed May 7, 2018

There is a small fee to tour the facility but worth it to view the historical information and wildlife exhibits they have inside. The outdoor river walk trail along the Missouri River is free and and provides a peaceful place to view the Missouri River...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thank you for visiting! Andrea, Remington Nature Center Manager

Reviewed April 1, 2018

We stopped in and had never been before. We had a 4 year old and a 2 year old and they both LOVED it, as did their parents, aunt, and grandmother. What a pleasant surprise. The exhibits were great, the staff was friendly and well-informed,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thank you! We are so glad you had fun! Andrea, Remington Nature Center Manager

Reviewed January 24, 2018

My 3 year old grandson really enjoyed looking at the birds & fish exhibits. I plan to take him again when he's a little older, so he can appreciate the other exhibits more.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Andrea64506, Manager at Remington Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thanks for the review, and for bringing your grandson. My daughter, who is two, also loves the fish and birds! We have monthly activities for families, so please stop by again in the future. --Andrea McCoy Manager, Remington Nature Center

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Helen C
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Response from Donna Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wide sidewalks and ramp.
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Helen C
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Response from Andrea64506 | Property representative |
The Remington Nature Center is ADA compliant, and the Outdoor Riverwalk Trail is a mostly flat, paved trail that is also fairly wide. I think it would be a fairly easily accessible trail for anyone to use and enjoy. There... More
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