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“Dinosaurs are Awesome! Robotic or no, you've gotta go.”
Review of Cabazon Dinosaurs

Cabazon Dinosaurs
Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Dinosaurs are Awesome! Robotic or no, you've gotta go.”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

A fun place to go with friends, we had read that this was owned by some anti-evolotionsit Christian organization and that only made us more interested in going. Some other reviews read here about this attraction made it seem as if missionaries stood next to every dinosaur statue and spouted out how all evolutionary theory was evil and that God was going to destroy you all and that by the end you would either believe that there were dinosaurs in the manger with Jesus or they would send you straight to hell; ummm yeah, that did not happen.

The whole place was very laid back and yes there are some Creationist type information with a lot of the exhibits, but nothing that can't easily be ignored if that sort of thing upsets you. Even the gift shops were very low key and there was only a few articles or merchandise explaining the Creationist approach or ideas about dinosaurs in a mug, a t-shirt and a very wordy children's book with the Cabazon dinosaurs discussing the ignorance of scientists and those that believe in evolutionary theory.

Which I was kind of hoping for some crazy religious attacks, zealots or even mild prodding, but everyone was professional, kind and stayed out of all of the guests way and let them take pictures of anything and everything in the gift shops to the exhibits.

We may not have found heavy handed religious dinosaurs, but definitely a fun place in the middle of the desert, a must see if traveling by, just so you can say you've seen it.

Visited July 2013
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Santa Rosa
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quick stop”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

A nice break as your driving I10. Fun photo ops with a brontosauraus and a T-rex. For an additional 8 bucks you can see the others and climb into the t-rex. Gift shop in the brontosauraus. Have fun.

Visited June 2013
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Redlands, California
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“These dinos ROCK!”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Just a fun place to stop and goof off while driving out to the desert. You can go inside the Brontosaurous to a little gift shop/museum. Definately a Southern California landmark so stop by if you can!

Visited May 2013
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Lake Hughes, California
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Desert Dinosaurs!”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

If you need a break from Interstate 10, then go see the dinosaurs! It costs about $8 to see the smaller electronic dinos and to be able to go up into T-Rex's mouth.

You can go into the brontosaurus and check out their merchandise.

Don't want to spend money? It's okay to just see the outside of the two big ones. Cabazon has a gas station and fast food restaurants or you can enjoy eating a snack under the brontosaurus's belly.

Doesn't matter how old you are, those dinosaurs are impressive. Be ready with your camera!

Visited May 2013
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Nipomo, California
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome place!”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Never seen anything like this before. Great for kids. Stop by if in Cabazon, and Cabazon outlets is near. Must go to.

Visited June 2012
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