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A hidden gem?

This museum is a real treat if you're seriously into dinosaurs. The surrounding village has the air... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Jeremy L
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Nice, quiet visit to a significant site off the beaten track

The Museum of the Iguanodon in Bernissart treats of the iguanodons in the 19th century. Before this... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2013
hdkeulenaer
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Brussels, Belgium
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3 May 2017
“A hidden gem?”
10 Jun 2013
“Dinosaurs buffs only”
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This museum is a real treat if you're seriously into dinosaurs. The surrounding village has the air of a coal mining community with neat rows of small terraced houses. I didn't see any cafes etc but presume they exist. Finding the way in forced me...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

Calling this place a museum is very pompous. Back in the late 1880es, a mineshaft was dug that contained loads of fossils, and more notably complete iguanodon skeletons that were going to delight museum goers the world over. The locals were given a complete specimen,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

The Museum of the Iguanodon in Bernissart treats of the iguanodons in the 19th century. Before this discovery, paleontologists had a speculate about dinosaurs based on loose bones and skulls. Due to the discovery of 31 well-preserved skeletons, they could now form a better image...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank hdkeulenaer
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