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Wyoming Dinosaur Center

Thermopolis, WY

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Address: 110 Carter Ranch Rd, Thermopolis, WY 82443, USA Number: 307 864 2997 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Who loves dinosaurs....because we certainly do! What better way to check out these amazing creatures of the past than to visit a center completely dedicated to them!

Wyoming Dinosaur Center has a HUGE collection of fossils, life forms, and other artifacts that date back all the way to the earliest geologic time periods. It's a great way for kids to learn all about the history as they exhibits are in chronological order, so they can really see how the world has evolved over time!

That's the Walk Through Time exhibit, and from ancient life to the rise of the dinosaurs, you can see how they came about.

There are over 200 displays in total across the Wyoming Dinosaur Center, so there is certainly plenty to learn!

Of course, we couldn't write about the museum without mentioning the dinosaurs themselves! The central hall is like going back in time to the prehistoric periods, with dozens of full-size mounted skeletons, as well as over 20 dinosaurs!

Kids - what is your favorite kind of dinosaur? Can you recognize the skeletons there? 

There is a specimen of the only archaeopteryx in North America, "Stan" the 35 foot T-Rex, a triceratops, and the amazing "Jimbo" - a Supersaurus. Kids, do you know why he's called a Supersaurus? Because he's one of the largest dinosaurs that ever existed!

Get ready to get back in time with these amazing creatures - it's certainly an experience kids will take a lot away from! 

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

$10

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Children

$5.50 (ages 4 to 13)

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Free Under

3 years

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Last Updates

2015

Additional Information

Kids Dig is just for those aged 8 to 12 and is a great introduction to the world of dinosaurs.

Any top tips?

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Check out the Dig Site Tours - you can get combination admission and it's great fun! You know know what you might find

I'm Hungry!

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Healthy Eating It never hurts to take bottled water out on the digs so you don't get dehydrated!

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Teachers corner

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They have group rates so why wouldn't you bring your students to the museum! It's a great learning experience

Can I get one of those?

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Can you have a great time and maybe find some fossils? Yes please!

Need a little extra help?

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If you do need extra assistance with any special needs, give them a call and see what they can do for you!

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in Wyoming

When can we go?

10am - 5pm winter. 8am - 6pm summer.

7 days a week, closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day

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