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Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center

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Video presentation is Fascinating

We spent a significant amount of time learning how to reach this location. It is in a classy... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
enbewpen
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Fowler, Colorado
Amazing!

A definite must when in Aspen Snowmass!!! We learned so much and our young boys had a blast. The... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
maggiewalk7
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Memphis, Tennessee
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130 Kearns Road, Snowmass Tourism, Snowmass Village, CO 81615
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent a significant amount of time learning how to reach this location. It is in a classy shopping center in a small structure. The displays are well organized and everything was clean and new looking when I visited. It is a bit disappointing that...More

Thank enbewpen
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We stopped in trying to entertain our kids at the mall. The visit lasted less than 15 minutes. There are a few exhibits and a short film. Nothing was of that much interest.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A definite must when in Aspen Snowmass!!! We learned so much and our young boys had a blast. The resident paleontologist Stephanie was so engaging, interesting, knowledgeable, informative to all of us. Bill was a really great informative guide. What an amazing and fun educational...More

Thank maggiewalk7
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I made an attempt at the 10am nature hike at the Ice Age center with my three young kids. I had been told it was stroller friendly and great for young kids by the concierge at our hotel, but 100 yards into the hike we...More

1  Thank Letsbeadventurers2
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Just popped in and stayed a while looking at all the exhibits - most visitors don't seem to bother. Would love to have seen the site when they were excavating.

Thank banstead
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It was okay. Probably would be best for young children or adults who want to read all the small print.

Thank RLTHinHouston
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Walking around the village, I came across this tiny, yet very well organized, information-filled and interesting science center. The staff was friendly and helpful, and all of the main info was very accesible.

2  Thank IndraRojo
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Small discovery center but packed with information. Its amazing to think this find was by accident and only 10% has been excavated. Bill was really friendly, not pushy and provided us a sense of the scale of the find. Great place to take children. And...More

3  Thank bluesnowflake217
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a small museum that explains the amazing ice age fossil find at Snowmass Village, good for children of elementary school age. Also good info for adults to know also.

2  Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We stuck this activity in when we were between things and it was the greatest little gem! The kids loved it and my older 2 did the scavenger hunt. My younger daughter loved looking for the little salamanders. The neat and recent history of this...More

2  Thank breezlin
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