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Waco Mammoth National Monument

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Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend, Waco, TX 76708
Phone Number: (254) 750-7946
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice little museum

Inexpensive museum tour and got a chance to learn a little bit about the mammoths that roamed this area back in the day. Would recommend for families.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Ryan G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Inexpensive museum tour and got a chance to learn a little bit about the mammoths that roamed this area back in the day. Would recommend for families.

Thank Ryan G
Fort Worth, Texas
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

if you love history then this is for you! this facility is well lit, very clean, well described, great exhibits and is worth the time. The tour guides are friendly and answer all your questions. It is small and it goes by very quickly so if planning a day trip to Waco be sure to have some other things lined... More 

Thank buttercup2003
Pasadena, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this attraction. It's small and only takes about 45 minutes to tour. The guide was extremely informative. My boys (8&10) really enjoyed learning about the mammoths and seeing the process of extracting the bones.

Thank wolfcorn
Conroe, Texas
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an awesome trip. The cost is very reasonable, $4.00 each for seniors, students and educators (with i.d.). There was a guided walking tour which took about an hour and was well worth it. People don't have to go with the guide, but our guide explained so much and gave quite a history lesson. It is amazing to know... More 

Thank moonchild1943
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a nice place to visit. very peaceful and attractive. the bones are great and make you think about what life was like back then.

Thank Dennis D
Waco, Texas
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took friends from out of town on our first visit to the site. Everyone enjoyed the amazing collection of mammoth remains and the discussion that went along with it. It is hard to believe that these giant creatures used to roam the area where we now live. The actual "dig site" is enclosed and protected making it even more... More 

Thank Charles B
Waco, Texas
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say, there are real life Mammoth bones partially unearthed on the site. The pavilion sits atop the DIG so it is ever changing. Is it an all day affair - NO. Is it a box to definitely check off while in Waco, YES. Where else can you see dinosaur bones! Ok Woolly Mammoths, but close enough!

Thank TexasDadWaco
Conroe, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a neat experience!!! It is really awesome to see these findings in the original location. Gena was a great tour guide, new to guiding the tours but very knowledgeable. She was wiling to find out the answers to the questions she couldn't answer & she did a great job at engaging the kids on the tour!!! Nice picnic area... More 

Thank jksligar
High Ridge, Missouri
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$5.00 admission fee - $4.00 for seniors. We had a small walk at the beginning and end of the tour. It was 97 degrees outside, but there was several trees to block the sun. There is a cart available for those who don't want to walk. I was amazed by the size of the bones and the stories about each... More 

Thank Diana M
Austin, Texas
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this monument. It helped that we had a great tour guide that really gave us all the details. She really painted a picture of what it was like back when these beasts roamed the earth. Such interesting information. We also had another specialist that gave some insight into the why, when and how this sight appeared. If you find... More 

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