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Waco Mammoth National Monument

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Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708-5338
Phone Number: +1 254-750-7946
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An Interesting Glimpse into Texas Pre-History

A well constructed presentation of the Columbian Mammoth (which is larger than the Wooly Mammoth) and some other ice age fossils. The monument is relatively close to I-35 and you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
planerider857
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A well constructed presentation of the Columbian Mammoth (which is larger than the Wooly Mammoth) and some other ice age fossils. The monument is relatively close to I-35 and you only need about one hour to complete the tour. The park employees were very knowledgeable about their subject and very helpful. If you are in the area, its worth taking... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The guided tour was excellent. We had a very knowledgeable guide. The exhibit was interesting and well presented

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Thank Wizz56
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have any interest in natural history, the Mammoth Site is quite a treat. The park staff provides an interesting 30 minute narrative of the history of the site and description of the dig site. The indoor facility has actual fossils partially uncovered, providing insight into the science of paleontology. Call ahead to get the times of the tours... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waco Mammoth National Monument did not disappoint. The history is truly incredible. I thought the ruins in Rome were old and then we walked where Columbian mammoths walked. 24 mammoths have been discovered at this site. It is truly a national treasure in terms of history from that era. The tour guide was clearly passionate about her work and gave... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place with the kids on a day trip to Waco! What a hidden gem that is a must see!! Everyone is friendly and it was so educational and fun!

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Kemp, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very cool and interesting. learn about the ice age era around the waco area. and that the park was added to national monunment

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really interesting and the person leading our group was very knowledgeable about the subject. It was lead at our pace and I would recommend an tour thru this facility at least once.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting site. Doesn't take too long to go through however you do need to be on the tour with the ranger to access the building with the mammoths. They have tours every 30 minutes but once inside our ranger said we could wonder around on our own and leave sooner if needed. We did stick with the tour as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mom in law and I visited the Mammoth dig site this weekend and found it very interesting and informative! The walk was very short and easy. It was about 300 yards from the visitor center to the dig site and we stopped twice in between. The actual dig site has been enclosed by a building. I think it was air... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting visit. We went with our 7yr ols daughter and even her enjoy it. She earned a junior ranger badge!!! Is not a big place or at least not as big as we thought, but it was worth the visit

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