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University of Wyoming Geological Museum

1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071-2000
+1 307-766-2646
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Fantastic dinosaurs!!! This is a small museum but well worth your time. On the second floor was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
teridGA
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Augusta, Georgia
via mobile
Fun, informative and great for adults and kids

I had great memories of visiting this place as a child. It is a fun place to go in and explore and... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
tlkmerrill
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Wake Forest NC
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1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic dinosaurs!!! This is a small museum but well worth your time. On the second floor was an amazing time line showing how water covered various parts of our country in different time periods. The bearded lady exhibit was very interesting!

Thank teridGA
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I had great memories of visiting this place as a child. It is a fun place to go in and explore and read about the surrounding area and what surprises it holds. Don't miss this. Its free to the public.

Thank tlkmerrill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Let's face it - it's called the "Geology Museum" but mainly it's a paleontology museum. There is an evolving set of exhibits, and nicely renovated space that allows for more exhibits. To my mind, though, one of it's chief attractions is the glimpses it provides...More

1  Thank wyogeotrav
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A small but very interesting and informative museum. We liked the presentation of the different excavation projects and the geological history of Wyoming. The different situations of Wyoming from being under water to the altitudes of today and the location relative to today's continents are...More

Thank SJGO2014
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a special and rare museum that has been recently up dated. Everyone should see this place at least once--it is fascinating! Wyoming is a treasure chest for these fossils and there are few places to really see them.

Thank Johnbbq
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The museum is located on the University of Wyoming campus and has terrific panorama displays of various fossils, including dinosaurs. It is not a large museum but well worth the trip if in the area. It also has a virtual terrained 'sand box' where you...More

Thank ETraveler-99
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Spend some time and read the information. Good activities for children. It has some rare fossils. We easily spent an hour there. Free and a nice walk through campus. Winter hours 12 to 3pm.

Thank Allan_5_5_5_5
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Located on the UW campus, this is a nice diversion that allows you to spend 30 minutes to an hour gazing at dinosaur artifacts and learning a little natural history. I know many people's favorite exhibit is the interactive sand pit where you create terrain...More

Thank Colo-Mtn-Hiker
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visited this museum with young kids who were fascinated by the life size T-Rex displayed out in the front of the building. This, in addition to the other dinosaur skeletons displayed inside and the kid friendly displays make the museum fascinating for all ages....More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Overall, really good. Packed with fossils, activities, and information. For the little space it is, it packs quite a punch. However, having come here for over a decade, not much changes. There is some outdated information still up, various typos and spelling mistakes in exhibits,...More

Thank Sophie K
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