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Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey Museum

550 Jurassic Ct, Museum of Western Colorado, Fruita, CO 81521-7707
+1 970-858-7282
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Starting to need a little maintenance

We were here a year ago and it was great. Came back again a week ago and a few items were in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cedar City, Utah
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A must visit!

So happy we stopped & visited. My teenage daughter & I decided to visit & were not disappointed. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eagle, Colorado
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Life-sized robotic dinosaurs and an earthquare simulator are some of this museum's exhibits that will interest the whole family.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“dino dig” (5 reviews)
“dig site” (3 reviews)
“kid oriented” (2 reviews)
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550 Jurassic Ct, Museum of Western Colorado, Fruita, CO 81521-7707
+1 970-858-7282
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here a year ago and it was great. Came back again a week ago and a few items were in disrepair. The spitting dinosaur is falling apart, several parts of the foarm are falling off and we were sad to see the t-rex...More

Thank DustinLangston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So happy we stopped & visited. My teenage daughter & I decided to visit & were not disappointed. We learned so much. The staff was amazingly friendly & full of fabulous info. Special thanks to Carol for her patience & knowledge to answer all our...More

Thank Fay0917
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little museum. We 2 adults spent 1 1/2 hours quickly through the displays. I really enjoyed the less often seen skeletons (every museum seems to have a tyrannosaurus). The animatronics could use a little maintenance but the sounds and spitting are cool. A cute...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting displays and history of dinosaur bones found specifically in this area. I especially liked the open window into the 'lab' area where peple where working on cleaning bones and artifacts.

Thank tmg821
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my 4 year old daughter here. It was a fun and informative place to visit. The interactive dinosaurs scared her a little bit, other than that it was a great place. If your little ones scare easily, just be aware of that. A...More

Thank spyder1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very fun and interesting place for adults or children \. You get up close and personal with them. We even had the Boa from dino days here for about 2 months before it moved to Chicago I think. There are places for...More

Thank Imogene Yates A
Reviewed 21 August 2017

So lucky I saw the sign on I-70, "Dinosaur Museum." A great break in a long day's driving. Small but packed with fossils, skeletons, recreations, and tons of information.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Three's a lot of history and fun things to do in the museum. I highly recommend it especially for the younger kids!

Thank Sweetnovember0524
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were thinking of going here then saw a deal on groupon for a family of up to 6 for $10. At the gate it would've been $25 I think. It was well worth either. It isn't the biggest museum in the world, but there...More

Thank Pens4821
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a great dinosaur museum! There were all different types of displays telling us in child friendly terms not only about dinosaurs, but about earthquakes. There were both skeletons and recreations of the animals. What a great experience!

Thank John B
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28 February 2015|
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Response from SusieLou | Reviewed this property |
Well, I do understand that it may seem to be all one town but this is actually in Fruita, not between the two. Just to the south of the McDonald's on the road heading to the CO National Monument. It is part of the Museum of... More