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University of Wyoming Geological Museum

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Great Place to Take the Kids!

This museum is FREE and it is a terrific attraction for kids. There are things for them to touch... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jenna S
A view into the past

Ever wonder what the world was like millions of year ago? See awesome creatures of the past and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Laramie, Wyoming
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1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071-2000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is FREE and it is a terrific attraction for kids. There are things for them to touch and try out. There is also an incredible sand table that adults and kids will both enjoy. Any kid that's into dinosaurs will of course enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Ever wonder what the world was like millions of year ago? See awesome creatures of the past and where they lived. Fantastic for all ages.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 469dougc
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is a super place to visit and learn. There are interesting items and artifacts to study and read about. History and extinct animals are found here. Have a wonderful time and don't forget to walk around the beautiful campus of the University of Wyoming.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karedmn
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were visiting the campus of the University of Wyoming and just happened upon this little gem of a museum. It’s a small free museum with lots of dinosaur information, it would be great for anyone interested in archeology or little kids...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amanda_Lynn2183
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I recommend you stop in to this museum located on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The exhibits are casts of fossils found in Wyoming, including Big Al (an allosaurus) and the largest display- an Apatosaurus. There is information about woolly mammoths that roamed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TxWaccamaw
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We came to see the Big Al replica, and they also have an Apatasaurus replica as well. You can spend about an hour here, maybe less with small kids. Parking is a challenge, be prepared. Laramie is a cute town in a beautiful setting, glad...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Great little museum. World class dinosaur fossils and other fossils.minerals. About an hour or so. Kid friendly. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank floridasquid
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I learned a few things I didnt know. It's worth a 10 minute stop into this compact litte museum on campus. Make sure you try and throw a pine cone into the dino's mouth outside the entrance.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AteTooMuchAgain
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We were on a dig with the museum at Casper College and on a rainy day, were lucky enough to be able to tour the museum with the curator. Awesome

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Leland L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Nice skeletons and parts of dinosaurs with wonderful history. Very educational and the children enjoyed playing in the Augmented Reality Sandbox making hills, mountains and water. It doesn't take much time to walk around the displays and is worth seeing if you pass through Laramie....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Istop4pics
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Theresa G
16 February 2017|
Response from TxWaccamaw |
Yes. We went on a Saturday. Hours are posted on their website.