Dinosaur Museums & Parks - US


Anniston Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 1587
800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36202
Description: The museum features an Albertosaurus

Dinosaurs in the Woods
Leiterman Road
Elberta, Alabama
Description: Sculpture park with life-sized dinos.

McWane Science Center (formerly Red Mountain Museum)
200 19th St N,
Birmingham, AL 35203
Description: Hands-on children's museum and picnic grounds.


Alaska Museum Science & Nature
201 N. Bragaw
Anchorage, AK 99508
Description: The museum's geological materials include vertebrate and invertebrate fossils, hadosaur skeleton cast, fossils, and models. Anthropological collections include artifacts from specific sites in the state, most notably the "Broken Mammoth" site.

University of Alaska Museum
907 Yukon Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-1200
Description: Prehistoric exhibits include fossils, the remains of an Alaska steppe bison, and the partial remains of a 21,000 year old mammoth.


Dinosaur Tracks
Highway 160
Tuba City, AZ
Description: These are dinosaur tracks on the side of the highway on the Navajo Nation.

Museum of Northern Arizona
Route 4, Box 720
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
Description: Dilophosaurus exhibit


Land of Kong Dinosaur Park (Closed 2005)
RR 2 Box 408
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632
Description: Over 100 life-size replicas on 2 miles of road through park that covers 65 acres.


Cabazon Dinosaurs
50900 Seminole Dr
Cabazon, CA 92230
(951) 922-8811
Description: Famous American roadside attraction featuring two bigger-than-life concrete dinosaurs. Both beasts, the 150 foot-long Brontosaurus, and the 65 foot-tall T-Rex have connecting stairs which lead into the giants. "Dinny," the Brontosaurus, houses a small museum and in his belly.

California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
Description: Exhibits include Deinonychus and Diatryma. The academy also features a Planetarium.

Museum of Paleontology, University of California
3 Earth Sciences Building
Berkeley, California 94720
Description: Dinosaur collection features an exceptional cast of a duck-billed dinosaur. Other features include fossil remains of an Ichthyosaur and Plesiosaur.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007
Description: Extensive collection of dinosaurs including an Anthrodemus, Stegosaurus, and a Tyrannosaurus.

The Page Museum & La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 857-6300, ext. 110
Description: Paleontologist Chester Stock and businessman George C. Page never met, but they had the same vision: a museum that could display ancient treasures at the very site they were discovered.

San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado, Balboa Park
P.O. Box 1390
San Diego, California 92112
Description: A Nodosaurus and a full Allosaurus reconstruction are featured at the museum.

624 South B Street, Ste. A
Tustin, California 92680
Description: Order the skull of your favorite dinosaur. Call for catalog.


Best Western Denver Southwest
3440 South Vance Street 
Denver, Colorado 80227
Description: Some of the most impressive dinosaur heritage sites in the world are a ten minute drive from the hotel. Stegosaurus is our local rock star, the very first one ever discovered was dug up nearby.

Denver Museum of Natural History
2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80205-5798
Description: Open fossil laboratories.

Dinosaur Hill
I-70 South of Fruita, Colorado
Description: Hike a well- marked site of dinosaur finds.

Dinosaur National Monument and Dinosaur Land Region
P.O. Box 210
Dinosaur, Colorado 81610
Dinosaur Nature Association 1-800-845-DINO
Description: Quarry and park with camping, canoeing, and hiking.

Dinosaur Valley
362 Main Street
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
Description: A seven-foot-long Brachiosaurus femur bone, Dinamation robotic dinosaurs, and a paleontological laboratory.

Garden Park Fossil Area & Dinosaur Discovery Center
North of Cañon City, Colorado
Garden Park Paleontology Society
P.O. Box 313,Cañon City, Colorado 81215-0313
Bureau of Land Management: 719-275-0631
Direct Route: Located on County Highway 9 about eight miles north of Cañon City, CO.
Description: Roadside monument to the famous discoveries of the 1870's. The Garden Park Area is the oldest dinosaur quarry in the U.S. Many fossils remain in the area, as possible new discoveries to be excavated. The Visitors Center, planned for opening in March of 1995, will house a Stegosaurus skeleton discovered from this historical site. The planned Discovery Center will provide even more exiting educational opportunities for visitors. For volunteer and membership info please write to address above.

Purgatoire River Area
Purgatoire River, Colorado
Description: The world's longest continuous mapped trackway of dinosaur footprints is located in an area along the Purgatoire River. A few of the suspected dinosaurs leaving the prints are Iguanodon, Coelurus, Apatosaurus, and Triceratops.

Rabbit Valley Quarry
Description: Self-guided tour through fossil site.

Riggs Hill
West of Grand Junction, Colorado 970-858-7282
Description: Well-marked trail of Elmer S. Riggs' Excavation site.
The remains of a Brachiosaurus were found here in 1900.

University of Colorado Natural History Museum
Broadway at 15th
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 80309
Description: Jurassic dinosaur remnants

Dinosaur Depot Museum
330 Royal Gorge Blvd
Cañon City, CO 81212
Phone:(719) 269-7150
Toll Free: (800) 987-6379
Fax: (719) 269-7227


Dinosaur State Park
400 West Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Description: Auditorium, discovery room, bookstore, nature trails and hands-on exhibits

The Peabody Museum of Natural History
Yale University
170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8118
Description: Many dinosaur skeletons including a Deinonychus, Apatosaurus, Camptosaurus and Stegosaurus.


Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE 19807
Description: Tuojiangosaurus and Yangchuanosaurus, represent Asian relatives of the familiar North American dinosaurs, Stegosaurus and Allosaurus, respectively. A Parasaurolophus head and Archaeopteryx are also on display

Washington, D.C.

National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
Tenth Street and Constitution Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20560
Description: Full-scale realistic model of a Triceratops, and several additional dinosaur displays including a Tyrannosaurus, Stegosaurus, and the longest- known dinosaur, the Diplodocus. Insect zoo, films, lectures and other special events.


Dinosaur World
5145 Harvey Tew Road
Plant City, FL 33565
Description: Over 150 scientifically accurate, lifelike dinosaurs in a lush subtropical jungle for visitor viewing. Dinosaur World also offers a museum, outdoor classroom, and picnic areas. The park is open every day of the year from September to January. Group discounts and special programs available.

Jacksonville Museum of Science and History
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Description: The museum's main dinosaur exhibit is a complete Allosaurus skeleton.

Universe of Energy
Walt Disney World
P.O. Box 10,000
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
Description: The Universe of Energy brings the distant past to life with several robotic dinosaurs in a realistic and dramatic surrounding. The exhibit's main focus is on the natural creation of fossil fuels, and their use.


Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Description: The Giants of the Mesozoic exhibit features the carnivorous Gigantosaurus, which rivaled the T. rex in size, as well as the Argentinosaurus, the 100-ton sauropod that scientists say is the largest dinosaur ever classified.


Paradise Park  [closed]
3737 Manoa Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Description: Dinamation's robotic dinosaurs and botanical garden.


Idaho Museum of Natural History
Box 8096
Pocatello, Idaho 83209-0009
Description: Robotic dinosaurs


Field Museum of Natural History
1200 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Description: Dinosaur displays include a splendid Albertosaurus skeleton, a Lambeosaurus, and an eighty-foot long Apatosaurus skeleton.

The Fryxell Geology Museum
Augustana College
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Description: The museum's prehistoric exhibits feature ancient fossils, and the skulls from a T. rex and a Triceratops. (Planetarium)


The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
Description: Hands-on children exhibits.

Joseph Moore Museum
Earlham College
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Description: Prehistoric displays include the most complete known giant beaver skeleton and a Mastodon. Dinosaur fossils, Egyptian mummy and live snakes are other attractions.


Fick Museum
700 W. Third
Oakley, Kansas 67748
Description: The museum has a number of interesting large dinosaur fossils from Kansas, many old tools, mineral specimens, and shell & mineral folk art.

Johnston Geology Museum
Emporia State University
Cram Science Hall
14th and Merchant St.
Emporia, Kansas 66801
Description: The museum is free, and open whenever the school is in session and the building is unlocked. Most of the items exhibited in the museum were collected in Kansas.

Keystone Gallery
401 US 83
(near Monument Rocks)
Scott City, KS 67871
Description: The Bonner family has been fossil hunting since 1928 and are available to lead fossil hunting & camping tours in a 1949 Chevy Suburban.

The Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Fort Hays State University
3000 Sternberg Drive
Hays, KS 67601
Description: Life size displays recreating the seas of Kansas from 70 million years ago.

University of Kansas Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center
1345 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Description: 45-foot mosasaur fossil, fossil casts, plesiosaurs, Xiphactinus and other Cretaceous period animals. Fossilized femur of Camarasaurus, invertebrate fossils, including ammonites, trilobites, and giant squid.


Dinosaur World
711 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY 42127
Description: The dinosaur models, up to eighty feet in length and based on the latest scientific discoveries, are made of fiberglass, steel, and concrete. The dinosaurs are arranged in groups of as many as eleven of a single species, in a variety of settings.


Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Description: Hands-on museum and zoo.


The Northern Maine Museum of Science
181 Main St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Description: College campus natural history museum with 3 floors of exhibits.


Dinosaur Park
13201 Mid-Atlantic Boulevard
Laurel, MD 20708
Description: The park is a unique site in Laurel, Maryland, featuring a rare deposit of fossils from the Early Cretaceous period, about 110 million years ago.

Maryland Science Center
601 Light St
Baltimore, MD 21230
Description: Over a dozen full size dinosaurs in the exhibit hall.


Beneski Museum of Natural History
11 Barrett Hill Road
Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Description: The museum's Vertebrate Paleontology Collection consists of over 22,000 specimens. All of the major invertebrate groups, from the Precambrian to the Recent, are represented in the Invertebrate Paleontology Collection, numbering about 80,000 specimens.

The Museum of Comparative Zoology
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Description: Skull of Triceratops found in Wyoming. Prehistoric exhibits include a 42-foot Kronosaurus, and a Mastadon skeleton.

Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
Description: Enjoy the completely remodeled and revitalized dinosaur hall, with interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. The T-rex model has also been redesigned according to most recent data available.

Nash Dinosaurland
01075 Amhurst Rd.
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075
Description: Minerals, footprints, and quarry. This out-of-the-way western Massachusetts attraction is rated Worth a Detour by Roadside America.

Rock, Fossil, and Dinosaur Shop
213 Greenfield Road
Route 5 & 10
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Description: The Dinosaur Exhibit at the Rock, Fossil, and Dinosaur Shop is FREE and open to the public. See over 25 of your favorite dinosaurs full size and realistic.

Springfield Science Museum
236 State Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01103
413-263-6800, ext. 322 or 472
Description: Full size replica of Tyrannosaurus rex and hands-on exhibits.


Cranbrook Institute of Science
139221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303-0801
Description: Observatory and planetarium laser show.

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
1109 Geddes Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1079


The Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
Description: Omni-theater, fossil preparation and mounting exhibit.


Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202-1353
Description: The primary mission of the MMNS Paleontology Collection is to both house and document the spatiotemporal spectrum of prehistoric animal and plant diversity within the state and to make this information available for educational and research purposes.


St. Louis Science Center
5050 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Description: Large models of T-Rex and Triceratops outside in Dinosaur Park. Inside, dinosaur educational video and other prehistoric exhibits of local interest.


Carter County Museum
100 Main Street-Box 52
Ekalaka, Montana 59324
Description: Dinosaur specimens include a Pachycephalosaurus and Triceratops skull, as well as a complete skeleton of a duck-billed Anatosaurus.

Montana Dinosaur Trail
Description: Montana's Dinosaur Trail connects 14 dinosaur museums and field stations that feature world class displays and hands-on opportunities

Museum of the Rockies
South 6th Street and Kagy Boulevard
Bozeman, Montana 59717-0040
Description: Full-scale models of Maiasaura and Triceratops. Also on display is a Tyrannosaurus skeleton.

Two Medicine Dinosaur Center

120 2nd Avenue South
Bynum, MT 59422
Description: The Center houses a wide variety of dinosaur species, invertebrates, plant fossils, archeological materials, and cultural items. The research collections include new species of dinosaurs and other prehistoric life.


University of Nebraska State Museum
307 Morrill Hall
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0338
402-472-2642 Description: More than one million numbered specimens have been added to the collection since 1891 when E. H. Barbour, Director of the Museum from 1891 to 1941, made his first trip to the rich fossil fields of western Nebraska.


Las Vegas Natural History Museum
900 Las Vegas Blvd N.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 384-3466
Description: Exhibits include animated dinosaurs, southern Nevada's plant and animal life, international wildlife room, a live shark exhibit, and children's hands-on exhibits.

New Jersey

The Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Description: Model of a Stegosaurus, plus fossils, and Dinosaur tracks.

New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0530
Description: Children's programs and summer fossil-collecting trips

Rutgers Geology Museum
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903
Description: Dinosaur tracks, and a Mastodon skeleton.

New Mexico

Clayton Lake State Park
Clayton, New Mexico
Description: Over 500 dinosaur tracks located

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Road N.W.
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
Description: Ice Age cave, saltwater aquarium, and
many dinosaur exhibits.

Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology
Ghost Ranch Conference Center
Abiquiu, New Mexico 87510
Description: Dinosaur displays from the Ghost Ranch quarry. A large slab of fossil-laden rock is the museum's centerpiece. The Ghost Ranch site has yielded more than 100 complete skeletons, which include Coelophysis.

New York

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West
New York, New York 10024-5192
Description: The American Museum of Natural History contains the largest collection of dinosaur fossils of any museum in the world. Among the museum's displays are the T. rex, Apatosaurus (formerly Brontosaurus), Stegosaurus and the world's largest cast skeleton -- a Barosaurus, towering 55 feet above the museum floor.

Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
Description: A complete Allosaurus, Triceratops skeleton, and hands-on exhibits.

North Carolina

North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
433 Murray Avenue
Durham, North Carolina 27704
Description: Hands-on nature center.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-1029
Description: A Tyrannosaurus skull, a cast of an Archaeopteryx fossil, and a Triceratops skull. Also at the museum is a fossil lab.

North Dakota

Dakota Dinosaur Museum
200 E. Museum Drive
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
701-225-DINO (701-225-3466)
Description: Explore 14 dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops with 800 fossils, rocks, and minerals on exhibit.


Cleveland Museum of Natural History
One Wade Oval Dr., University Circle
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1767
Description: Skull from a Dunkleosteus terrelli ("terrible fish"), a 70-foot-long Haplocanthosaurus delfsi (a sauropod related to Apatosaurus), and a skull from a Nanotyrannus -- an advanced carnivore which could be a link between dinosaurs and birds.


Oklahoma Dinosaur Quarries
Bonnie Heppard
Box 36
Kenton, Oklahoma 73946
Description: The quarries in Cimarron County have revealed bones from an Apatosaurus, and Ice Age mammals. There are also Dinosaur tracks on the site.

Sam Noble Museum
The University of Oklahoma

2401 Chautauqua Ave.
Norman, Oklahoma 73072
Description: A baby Apatosaurus, and several prehistoric mammals on display.


The Prehistoric Gardens
36848 Highway 101 South
Port Orford, Oregon 97465
Description: Dinosaur park with very large dinosaur sculptures, such as a Brachiosaurus.


The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Description: Several magnificent dinosaur displays, which reflect current scientific views of these creatures. Among the displays include a Deinonychus sculpture, a T. rex skeleton, a Hadrosaurus skeleton and a replica of the recently discovered Ultrasaurus leg -- 20 feet high! The academy also features dinosaurvideos.

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Description: The Carnegie Museum contains one of the finest collections of dinosaur fossils in the world. Among the fossil displays are a 78-foot-long Diplodocus, a Tyrannosaurus rex, an Apatosaurus, and a Stegosaurus. There are hundreds of additional fossils, as well as pterosaurs, and Ice Age mammals.

Wagner Free Institute of Science
Montgomery Avenue and 17th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19121
Description: Fossils of Apatosaurus (formerly Brontosaurus), as well as other fossils of historic significance.

Rhode Island

Providence Museum of Natural History
Providence City Hall
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Description: Hosts traveling exhibits of dinosaurs.

South Carolina

South Carolina State Museum
South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Description: Fossils from the Cenozoic Era, the last 65-plus million years, are the largest portion of the State Museum's collection. It numbers thousands of specimens from nearly all of the major time periods of the era.

South Dakota

Dinosaur Park
940 Skyline Drive
Rapid City, SD 57702
605 394-4175
Description: Dinosaurs represented in the park include Apatosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and an Anatotitan (formerly Trachodon). A Protoceratops and a Dimetrodon (Dimetrodon is not actually a dinosaur) were added later. With the exception of the Protoceratops, the dinosaurs they selected were based on fossils found in South Dakota and the Western United States.


East Tennessee State University Natural History Museum
1212 Suncrest Dr
Gray, TN 37615
423-439-3659 | 1-866-202-6223
Description: Interactive exhibits, a dig pit, and touch-screen computer games


Big Bend National Park
Texas 79834
Description: Remains of the largest pterosaur -- a Quetzalcoatlus were found at Big Bend 1971. Other paleontological discoveries continue to be made in this huge National Park.

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science
400 College Drive
Lake Jackson, Texas 77566
Description: Allosaurus skeleton, large shell collection, as well as other Texas coastal fossils, lectures, tours, and fossil and shell identification services.

Dallas Museum of Natural History
3535 Grand Avenue in Fair Park
Dallas, Texas
Description: The museum features fossils of Tenontosaurus, several Ice Age mammal fossils, as well as a 31 foot (9.5 m) Mosasaur --a marine reptile from the Late Cretaceous Period.

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Glen Rose, Texas
Description: Along the banks of the Paluxy River are perhaps the most well-known dinosaur tracks in the world. Three types of tracks can be seen, left behind from large sauropods, two legged carnivores and smaller two-legged herbivores. There are some footprints which resemble human footprints, however, these have determined to be made from smaller, bipedal dinosaurs. (Campsites available)

Dinosaur World
1058 Park Road 59
Glen Rose, TX 76043
Description: Life sized models of dinosaurs welcome families and classes to learn, have fun, or just enjoy a quiet encounter with the lifelike animals. Open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Fort Worth Museum of Science
and History

1501 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Description: The dinosaur specimens at the museum include skeletons of a Tenontosaurus, a dramatic fossil display of an Allosaurus leaning over its victim, the Camptosaurus. Outside is the children's Dinosaur Dig playground, which is home to a realistic model of a Tenontosaurus. Also outside is a very life-like and ferocious replica of an Acrocanthosaurus.

Houston Museum of Natural Science
One Hermann Circle Drive
Houston, Texas 77030
Description: An excellent Diplocodus skeleton, robotic dinosaurs, and mammal fossils.

Museum of Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 43191
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Description: Exhibits relative to west Texas paleontology, including an Allosaurus display. Other exhibits cover prehistory to the present.

Robert A. Vines Environmental
Science Center
8856 Westview Drive
Houston, Texas 77055
Description: An Allosaurus skeleton, Apatosaurus footprints, and a Tyrannosaurus skull. Also at the center are an arboretum and bird sanctuary.

The Science Place
1318 2nd Ave. Fair Park
Dallas, Texas 75315
Description: The Science Place features a robotic dinosaur exhibit.

Texas Memorial Museum
2400 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Description: Prehistoric exhibits cover an excellent pterosaur cast, dinosaur tracks from Glen Rose, remains of a Diplodocus, Dimetrodon, and a Glyptodon.


Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry
P.O. Drawer
A.B.Price, Utah 84501
Description: Many fossils, covering several species of dinosaurs were excavated from this area -- many were Allosaurus fossils.

College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum
155 E. Main
Municipal Building
Price, Utah 84501
Description: Dinosaur displays include an Allosaurus and a Stegosaurus. The museum also has several dinosaur footprints.

Dan O'Laurie Museum
118 East Center Street
Moab, Utah 84532
Description: Dinosaur fossils and footprints.

Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail
Moab, Utah
Description: The trails are self-guided through an area rich in dinosaur fossils. A brochure obtained at the park explains what fossils can be seen. Among the specimens in the area are: Allosaurus, Camptosaurus, and Stegosaurus.

Robert Rowley Dinosaur Tracks
305 South 100 East
Price, Utah 84501
Description: The dinosaur tracks are impressions which are protruding from the ceiling in the Price River Coal Company mine in Spring Canyon, west of Helper, Utah. Some of these footprint "stalactites" hang down the mine ceiling about a foot.

St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
2180 East Riverside drive
St. George, UT  84790
Description: This site is described by many paleontologists as "one of the ten best dinosaur track sites in the world" and is one of the most important discoveries in Early Jurassic paleontological history.

Thanksgiving Point Museum of Ancient Life
3003 N Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT 84043
Description: Carboniferous Forest and Cretaceous Ocean exhibits. One of the world s largest displays of mounted dinosaurs with 60 complete dinosaur skeletons, along with more than 50 hands-on exhibits.

Utah Field House of Natural History and Dinosaur Gardens
235 East Main Street
Vernal, Utah 84078
Description: Fossils of Stegosaurus, Diplodocus, and Camarasaurus. Dinosaur Gardens showcases several life-size dinosaurs

Utah Museum of Natural History
At President's Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112


Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819
Description: Plesiosaurus cast, Ice Age and other fossils. (Planetarium)


Dinosaur Land
3848 Stonewall Jackson Highway
White Post, VA 22663
(540) 869-2222
Description: Open for 50 years, this roadside attraction features over 50 dinosaurs.

Virginia Museum of Natural History
1001 Douglas Avenue
Martinsville, Virginia 24112
Description: Age of Reptiles exhibit, which includes a robotic Triceratops display, as well as other smaller dinosaur models. Guided tours to the Culpepper Stone Quarry are available, allowing a view of dinosaur tracks. Dinosaur Please call for reservations to tour the quarry.


Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109
Description: Moving dinosaur exhibits and children's activities.

Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture
University of Washington, Box 353010
Seattle, WA 98195
Description: The Burke Museum's paleontological collections contain more than 3 million specimens of fossil invertebrates, vertebrates, plants, single-celled protists, trace fossils, and modern mollusks. A portion of these collections is on display in the museum galleries.


Dinosaur Discovery Museum
5608 10th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140
Description: The largest display of meat-eating, theropod dinosaurs in the entire United States. The main gallery tells the story of how non-avian, theropod dinosaurs, like Tyrannosaurus rex and Allosaurus, gave rise to the avian dinosaurs.

Geology Museum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1215 West Dayton Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
608-262-1412 (x 2399)
Description: A mounted Edmontosaurus skeleton, a Mosasaur, Glyptodon, a Mastodon, and other Ice Age mammas.

Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Description: The museum in Milwaukee has a rare specimen remains of a Torosaurus -- a relative of Triceratops. The skull is the world's largest known dinosaur skull. Other fossils include rare skulls of the head-banging Pachycephalosaurus. There are also Ice Age mammal exhibits, which include examples of Mastodon hair.


Fossil Cabin
Medicine Bow, Wyoming
Description: The cabin is built of dinosaur bones excavated at nearby Como Bluff, using a total of 5,796 bones.

Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite
Bureau of Land Management
Worland Field Office
101 South 23rd Street
Worland, WY 82401
Description: You can imagine yourself walking along an ocean shoreline 167 million years ago with dozens of other dinosaurs.

Wyoming Dinosaur Center
110 Carter Ranch Rd.
P.O. Box 868
Thermopolis, WY, U.S.A. 82443
Phone: (307) 864-2997 or 1-800-455-DINO (3466)
Description: The museum has acquired the most complete archaeopteryx in the world and boasts skeletons of Triceratops, Stegosaurus and Velociraptor, among others in all sorts of dynamic poses.

University of Wyoming Geological Museum
P.O. Box 3006
Laramie, Wyoming 82071-3006
Description: Apatosaurus skeleton, a Maiasaura skeleton, and a cast of fossilized dinosaur skin. Outside the museum is a copper sculpture of a T. rex.

No comments:

Post a Comment