It's $3/person to climb the stairway inside the great big dinosaur and well worth it. They have decorated the interior with replica fossils and designs that thrill the kids. The stairs are solid and sturdy and there is a bench at about 1/2 way up if you need a break from the climb. When you reach the mouth you can pose for pictures safely behind the plexiglass and throw some coins into the open mouth for luck. You have a great view of the town, the hills near the museum, and the swimming complex and the public splash park below (makes a nice break for the kids after a hot day in the Badlands). Downstairs is tourism office where you can find answers to all your questions and a variety of free maps and brochures (great for scrap booking) as well as some fun souvenirs and decent public restrooms. The Dino is closed when the office is closed so if this is on your 'must do' list, make sure you drop by before they close up for the day.
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