Dinosaur Journey Museum, Grand Junction

 
Dinosaur Journey, part of the Museum of Western Colorado, is more than a bunch of bones in a small box. In addition to the requisite dinosaur replicas, this small, square museum on Colorado's western front has a variety of hands-on exhibits and robotic dinosaurs. Young children will enjoy playing in the sand at the simulated dig site. And you may have a hard time pulling older children away from the earthquake maker. But the real reason to make the trek to this dinosaur museum are the fossils that are yet to be found. Take part in a paleontologist-led dinosaur dig in nearby Rabbit Valley and w... Read Morehether you dig for day or a week get a closer look at dinosaur bones.

550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, Colorado 81521 | +1 970 858 7282 | Website | Email

Allosaurus

Allosaurus

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Dinosaur Museum

Dinosaur Museum

Flavia Righetti

Dinosaur Dig

Dinosaur Dig

Flavia Righetti

Dinosaur Fossil

Dinosaur Fossil

Flavia Righetti

 
Dinosaur Journey reviews
 

This compact museum really packs it in

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Submitted on 12 October 2007 by snowedunder from Monza, Italy

The Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita is a pleasant surprise. This small, compact museum not only has the requisite fossils but it has hands-on displays for kids. The simulated river complete with floating objects and material for building dams was a hit with my 8-year old daughter. My 18-year old niece tried the earthquake maker more than once.

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