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Waco Mammoth National Monument

6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708-5338
+1 254-750-7946
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Mammoth Park

Enjoyed the dig sight very much. The guide was very knowledgeable and tour was inexpensive. Takes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia C
via mobile
Great for all ages

A truly interesting site giving an insight into archeology and palaeontology. The dig site is open... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John R
Banbury, United Kingdom
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6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708-5338
+1 254-750-7946
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed the dig sight very much. The guide was very knowledgeable and tour was inexpensive. Takes about 35 minutes. Worth taking the family for a visit.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A truly interesting site giving an insight into archeology and palaeontology. The dig site is open so everyone can see how it developed. Making it much more interesting than just seeing bones reconstructed into the frame of the beast. The guides are well informed and...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are burning up I-35 between Dallas and Austin and need a break from all the god-awful construction, then I highly recommend a visit to Waco Mammoth National Monument. It's only a few miles off I-35 and easy to find. The Monument is a...More

Thank hummernator
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very cool and informative tour! It will keep the kiddos and adults equally enthralled. Expect to learn a lot, the trail wasn't too long or too short. Don't worry... the excavation site is air conditioned:) There is plenty of kids activities, as well as interesting...More

Thank Christian U
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was so very interesting! The tours start every 30 minutes and last for 50 minutes. A guide spends the first 10 minutes of the tour stopping at a few places to give info talks. The last 40 minutes are spent in a dig...More

Thank NotWAS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the monument this week. It was fascinating. We really enjoyed the tour and our guide was very good. In order to see the site, you have to take a tour because it is inside a locked building. There is a short hiking...More

Thank Shari F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this attraction during our recent trip to Waco. Our guide provided a very nice description of the site including some history, geography and biology making the tour fascinating. The viewing area for the dig site was impressive, especially as it was done solely...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our troop came to the Monument as part of their Waco Day trip. We all had a blast! Our guide is a former girl scout herself as well as extremely friendly & knowledgeable. She made the whole trip really fun while educational! I really wish...More

Thank Cougy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the visit to the mammoth site, however, didn't realize that it's not an active dig site right now. The guide that we had was very informative and knowledgable and the skeletal remains we were able to see were impressive. Just would've have been...More

Thank Michele J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Guides, Fascinating Story. Love the way they present the mammoths and other related animals

Thank Caf80
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Janet S
24 September 2017|
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Response from Felschurch | Reviewed this property |
no trails. In fact normally you must go with a group and guide from ticket office to fossil center.
David A
6 July 2017|
Response from dil345 | Reviewed this property |
Feee to enter but a fee for the tour-look at the website for your answer
Fred R
4 July 2017|
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Response from FredinTexas | Reviewed this property |
I think so. There are concrete sidewalks throughout.