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Waco Mammoth National Monument

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Address: 6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708-5338
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An inexpensive stop filled with interesting natural history. We walked to the mammoth barn and enjoyed our guided tour.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barbara S
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An inexpensive stop filled with interesting natural history. We walked to the mammoth barn and enjoyed our guided tour.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such an unexpected surprise; well worth the time. The guides were very knowledgeable and the exhibit was awesome. Good for everyone! Will be going back to take my teenagers

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Central, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This stop is fairly simple, but interesting. Doesn't take much time and is $5.00. Tour guide brings you on a trail and provides background information. It is only one enclosed building with a few bones, But the idea around it and it's preservation is interesting to hear. When we were there, there were families, couples and all age groups. Small... More 

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Richmond, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very close to Waco and easily accessible to everyone. I learned a lot about prehistoric animals. Our ranger guide let my husband, who is blind, touch many of the fossils. I great place to visit if your time is limited, you can easily see everything in an hour.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently visited the Waco Mammoth National Monument and found it to be very interesting! I really enjoyed seeing the partially fossilized remains of an adult mammoth, as it was found in the ground. (It was not wired together or in a display case). The ranger recited a list of facts that were interesting, but seemed to be reciting a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by here because we had a few hours to kill. We were amazed such a place existed! It was so much more than your normal dinosaur exhibit or museum. The building is covering an actual dinosaur dig site. You walk inside and are on walkways over the ground where you can see the bones partially exposed! It's simply... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very educational and interesting. Had a great tour guide, Cassie. Very cool to see a actual dig site. Doesn't take long to see, less than an hour. Highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with some friends, and it was a bit smaller than expected, but the tour was fairly interesting and the site itself is a great example of ongoing research.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with some friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Got there just in time for a tour and the guide was very informative. If you are in the Waco area, I highly recommend you check this it. You only need around sixty to ninety minutes. It was fascinating! They have a very nice little gift shop.

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S. Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned so much about the history of the area -- I had no idea there were so many in tact fossils at this site. Doesn't look like much as you visit, but it is well worth the visit. There is a short walk from the visitor's center to the building housing the dig.

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