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The Dinosaur Museum

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Address: 754 S 200 W, Blanding, UT 84511-3909
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+1 435-678-3454
09:00 - 17:00
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Birds of a Feather

Your whole family will Really LOVE this place. Warning! This attraction was only supposed to take a few minutes, maybe an hour to see and do. However, we were absolutely... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Gleason L
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71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Your whole family will Really LOVE this place. Warning! This attraction was only supposed to take a few minutes, maybe an hour to see and do. However, we were absolutely enthralled as soon as we stepped into the door. We were warmly greeted by Tracey, (a wonderful, and very knowledgeable lady, who in my humble opinion is extremely underpaid) she... More 

Thank Gleason L
Prescott, AZ
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

You could spend several hours in this very well designed museum. Educational and fun. A surprise to find such a great museum in a small town.

Thank MLM4AZ
Central Mississippi
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120 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We didn't think the museum was even open. I tried the door, and it was unlocked but there was no one at the desk,. However, a nice & very knowledgeable lady soon appeared. No offense to Blanding, but it looked like a pretty sleepy burg--not a place that would a have a professional-looking collection/display of all sorts of interesting dinosaur... More 

1 Thank heartimes
Prescott, Arizona, United States
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This museum is such a delight. Nicely laid out with terrific life size dinosaur mockups, with lots of description to go along with the visual experience.

Thank Karl S
Radstock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Surprisingly large for a town of this size. Good, well informed staff. And only $3.50?

Thank Jules-of-Radstock
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

the science for each exhibit were perfect in pointing out why it was important where it was found. The expert here makes a very good case on why the popular story about dinosaurs evolving into birds is not true. I sure bought it. I was surprised how much I enjoyed this museum. It really tried to teach. It may get... More 

1 Thank Alan F
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This was a fun museum with good exhibits. The museum is unique because it has not just dinosaurs and facts about them, but also has pop culture about dinosaurs and how they made movies with them. My favorite was the hundreds of movie posters from dinosaur/"monster" movies.

Thank Gerri E
Aurora, Colorado
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is not your typical tourist trap of a museum, it is very inexpensive but full of interesting information. There are lots of dinosaur bones and dinosaur movie memorabilia. This was a nice stop for us in between national parks. If you have dinosaur fans in your family it is well worth a stop.

1 Thank BronnieD9
Brookings, South Dakota
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83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Dinosaur Museum in Blanding was a planned visit on our way down to the Grand Canyon, and it was well worth the stop. The guide book said to allow one hour, but they have added a whole other wing of exhibits since then. Relax, see it all. It was a really interesting stop for us. They have some highly... More 

Thank Stevestanga
West Jordan, Utah
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

First thing I noticed was the price. It only cost my family $11 where as the new Dino Museum North of Moab wants $60. This is a concrete building which didn't appear to have any ventilation. Lots of osculating fans were placed around inside. There are some things there I've never seen in any other museum. Mind you I haven't... More 

1 Thank gamenerd79

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