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Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center

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Address: 201 S Fairview St, Woodland Park, CO 80863-1154
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+1 719-686-1820
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a new...

Travel back in time -- The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a new 20,000 square foot museum located in Woodland Park, Colorado (only 30 min. from Colorado Springs). We feature fossils from North America's Cretaceous Period including marine reptiles, pterosaurs, dinosaurs, a working fossil lab viewable by visitors, children's play area and hands-on educational activities. Open all year.

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Not a bad museum for a sleepy little mountain town.

Other reviewers seem to really like this exhibit. I guess I was just a bit underwhelmed but after having been to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the Field... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Other reviewers seem to really like this exhibit. I guess I was just a bit underwhelmed but after having been to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the Field Museum of Chicago and London's Natural History Museum dinosaur exhibits then I probably expected too much. If you are in Woodland Park and need something to do with the kids,... More 

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Searcy, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You would not expect this caliber of museum/exhibit in a smaller community--but its here, and very well done! If you are into dinorsaurs, you'll enjoy this stop!

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oceangirll
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small but does not disappoint. You absolutely must have a tour or you will be extremely disappointed. The tours are free and very informative. I know very little about dinosaurs and am not super interested in them. I went with my family and small nephews. Adults and kids alike loved the tour. I learned a lot and... More 

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great place to visit in Woodland Park. The tour guides are very informative. There are lots of hands on for the kids.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

There were many excellent replica skeletons of dinosaurs, undersea reptiles, and pterasaurs. The guided tour is amazing though not required. The place is great for dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages. They also have a section where children can play.

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Colorado Springs
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great time. Enjoyed museum and gift shop. Went with (2) girls, 12 years old. Little kids will really enjoy.

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Thank MSJacksonCO
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is a one of a kind resource center is the only one in the western hemisphere. They have reputation for exacting attention to detail and work with museums, colleges and universities throughout the world. The tours are informative and supply a wealth of educationally valuable information. A uniquely different stop on any visit to Southern Colorado.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

If you're into dinosaurs, this is a fantastic museum that both kids and adults will probably enjoy. Lots of statues, artifacts and tons of information. Plenty of parking.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you have kids that are into dinosaurs or you are this is a cool place to visit. Not a typical museum type place but very informative, lots to look at and experience plus there are people working on fossils that you can watch - see bones and fossils being removed from the rock in which they were found. Pretty... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great small museum with a lot of skeletons and a ton of information. You could probably kill an hour hear, my 3 year old enjoyed the children's area.

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