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Remington Nature Center

1502 McArthur Dr, Saint Joseph, MO 64505-7500
+1 816-271-5499
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Pleasantly surprised

We stopped here during a weekday with our two young children. We ended up spending well over an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stefanie R
Omaha, United States
via mobile

If you like nature you will like this place. I don’t think it’s worth the price they asked for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Veronica M
via mobile
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Overlooking the Missouri River, this center caters to history and nature buffs alike. Peer into a 7,000-gallon freshwater aquarium; explore the history of the St. Joseph area; stand trunk to nose with a woolly mammoth replica. See our website for a complete listing of activities, sights and adventures.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1502 McArthur Dr, Saint Joseph, MO 64505-7500
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here during a weekday with our two young children. We ended up spending well over an hour here! It's a lovely nature center and is fun for all ages. Very informative and appealing displays pertaining to local nature as well as history. We...More

Thank Stefanie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like nature you will like this place. I don’t think it’s worth the price they asked for. There is a trail behind the building along the Missouri River and that is very lovely. For kids they have shows and events for learning experiences...More

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is the go to place to learn about the natural wonders that surround our area. There is also several displays about the history of the area also.

Thank 1briancarroll
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I went with my kids and this place is beyond cool! I was truly amazed at the artifacts they have and the giant aquarium. They got to watch the staff feed the fish and they loved that. Staff is very friendly and I highly recommend...More

1  Thank Bloga1
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We came to St. Joseph for the eclipse and decided to view the eclipse from the center. They had a great scavenger hunt for children to keep them interested. This is a great place to learn about the history and nature of Missouri. For the...More

Thank Wenhan S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I took my nieces to the Remington Nature Center for Saturday craft. The craft was fun and with the cost of admission they could participate in the craft event and tour the museum. There are many exhibits surrounding the theme of westward expansion, animal habitats,...More

2  Thank A541PHjulien
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fun and exciting place to take kids and adults. Lots to learn ,see and do. Live fish, bees, river walk and so much more. Highly recommend you check out this local spot.

1  Thank charliecary
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a great facility with many hands on activities. Check the calendar for fun family activities... even feeding the fish each month is an interesting experience. My grandchildren are of different ages, from 3-13, and there is something for each of them. When you...More

2  Thank MinkySaintJoseph_MO
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Remington Nature Center is a beautiful facility with tons of educational opportunities - from exhibits to storytelling events - and sits overlooking the beautiful Missouri River and positioned along the urban trail system for great nature walks right out the front door.

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great for adults and children! Exhibits and things for you to do! Right by the Missouri River! Walk down the dock and dip your toes in VERY CAREFULLY! The Mighty Mo has STRONG undercurrents! Very dangerous!

Thank Ekekla08
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Helen C
11 October 2016|
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Response from Donna Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wide sidewalks and ramp.
Helen C
11 October 2016|
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Response from Andrea64506 | Property representative |
The Remington Nature Center is ADA compliant, and the Outdoor Riverwalk Trail is a mostly flat, paved trail that is also fairly wide. I think it would be a fairly easily accessible trail for anyone to use and enjoy. There... More