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Tate Geological Museum

124 College Dr, Casper, WY
+1 307-268-2447
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Definite stop for dinosaur and geology hounds.

A small but well-done paleontological museum. I've been there numerous times and still enjoy going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan S
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Small but a must for a dinosaur/geology kid!

We visited here with our children ages 7 and 10. We were in Casper for a couple of days and were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amanda T
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124 College Dr, Casper, WY
+1 307-268-2447
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small but well-done paleontological museum. I've been there numerous times and still enjoy going. Excellent displays (including interactive and touch), hands-on area for kiddos, knowledgeable staff, interesting tours (by paleontologists). Good place to learn about Wyoming, too. Great little gift store, too! Highly recommended.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with our children ages 7 and 10. We were in Casper for a couple of days and were looking for some ways to enjoy our stay. This museum on the Casper College campus is great for a kid or an adult that...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I think my favorite thing about this museum is they have geologist working behind the glass window that you can ask questions and bring your finds to for evaluations. You can't get that at the big museums.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! An alcove for each major geologic period! You could dig very deep, in a manner of speaking, or just look at the creature features and move on - til the silicate vs non-silicate minerals got you, that is! Enthusiastic college students pass through, and...More

2  Thank Union502
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Followed my GPS to this place. Funny thing is that my GPS didn't point me exactly where it's at so I drove around several times. I was determined to find it. It's at Casper College campus and up the hill. Just follow the signs until...More

2  Thank Marissa G
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The museum has some really nice exhibits including the centerpiece, a mammoth. Entrance is free and they have a good gift shop area. Great place to visit if you have a spare hour.

2  Thank GEO_001
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I took my eight year old daughter and seven year old son to the Tate Museum and we had a wonderful time. There was a volunteer docent named Sandy who was a pleasure to visit with. My kids loved being able to explore the museum...More

2  Thank kandgsmommy
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you are interested in "bones" and "rocks" this is the place. The exhibits are fairly detailed on what you are looking at in raw and polished form. I was quite surprised at how some gem stones look before being cut and polished. The exhibit...More

2  Thank Connie Moeller H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum is part of Casper College and so is a teaching and learning museum. There is a window onto a prep lab so one can watch the techs work on their latest fossil find. The Columbian Mammoth and T-Rex are awesome, there is a...More

Thank Bitesize36
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had extra time during a DAR meeting in Casper so we dropped by the Tate Museum. The museum is small but packed with great items. They have actual relics on display, not just casts of bones. The staff were enthusiastic and friendly and took...More

Thank Cindy B
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29 March 2016|
Response from ital01 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember there being a charge. I think there was a donation box. I just looked at their website and didn't see an entrance charge. Visit their website and give them a call.
Michelle T
21 January 2016|
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Response from Kjhyuioo | Reviewed this property |
It's free. And they have a donation box if you want to help. They have a mammoth that is great along with so many other things.