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Prehistoric

1425 NW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-3342
+1 541-614-1294
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Disappointing

Very expensive items, many are replica's. The only thing exciting about this store is the dinosaur... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BobH1962
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Moncks Corner, SC
Fun place for kids and adults alike!

Fun place for kids and adults! Lots of things to look at but don’t touch! Expensive items and some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
61fredaw
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Bee Cave
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Prehistoric specializes in the worlds finest fossils, minerals, and meteorites.. Come face to face with our animatronic baby trex as it comes to life. Break your own geode machine and a large kids educational toy area. Price ranges from 1 dollar to millions of dollars. We have spared no expense to offer an experience that is so totally different from your normal rock shop. All of our pocket stones are hand polished to give a higher polish and more natural shape. Our fossils are all originals from all over the world. Many clients stumble with what to call this wonderful place... Store, Gallery, Museum.. Well it is all of those things and more. Prehistoric also takes great pride in offering free classes and donations to schools all over the country. We have in our first 4 months of business reached over 500 students and children. We are very proud to be a part of this community..
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“t rex” (14 reviews)
“for sale” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1425 NW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-3342
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+1 541-614-1294
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"dinosaur bones"
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"for sale"
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"interesting stuff"
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"fossils galore"
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"great store"
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"cool things"
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"fossil shop"
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"real fossils"
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"window shopping"
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"museum quality"
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"kids will love"
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"all ages"
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"interesting place"
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"great for kids"
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"price range"
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"fun place to visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive items, many are replica's. The only thing exciting about this store is the dinosaur that greets you when you go in.More

1  Thank BobH1962
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PrehistoricOregon, Owner at Prehistoric, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting my gallery. I am sorry you were disappointed with the amazing specimens and large variety of fossils and minerals on display. Your comment regarding “many are replicas” is completely false, as only 1 item on display is a replica and 5...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place for kids and adults! Lots of things to look at but don’t touch! Expensive items and some items for kids that are unique and reasonably priced. Kids can sift a bag of sand and find treasures, shells, dinosaur bones and some precious stones...cool!

1  Thank 61fredaw
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So cool to see the displays & variety of bones, rocks, fossils. Detailed on dinosaurs , gifts for different ages -even had jewelry there plus a place where you could act like you were mining for precious stones!!

Thank Susie M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were window shopping in Lincoln City and came across this place. It has an animatronic dinosaur at the entrance to draw you into the place. A lot of interesting fossils including a full sized dinosaur. Plenty of different kinds of rocks and crystals. If...More

1  Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must for anyone or family who loves fossils and dinosaurs, staff is very knowledgeable and attentive. There is something for every budget for souveniers from <$5 to $$$$$. This place definitely worth investigating

Thank Twoey22
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend making a stop to check this place out! It really had something cool for all ages. My niece loved the moving Dino out front! So many interesting fossils and rocks and teeth- we had a great time!

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Great place to lay out a few thousand if you happen to love fossils. Some beautiful pieces to be sure, museum quality. So just for the fascinating fossils and rocks and art, it was fun to visit. A place to blow 20 minutes anyway. But...More

Thank CObeachgirl24
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The mechanized T Rex that greets you at the door is fun, but otherwise this is a rather pricey store with some beautiful and interesting fossils for sale.

Thank wac60
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This little shop/museum is great! You can buy artifacts and they have many on display. We had a great time talking with the owner and he was very knowledgeable and giving of his information. There are displays and lots of trinkets here, very worth the...More

Thank kittenloveangel16
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a shop which sells rocks, gems,minerals and some simply gorgeous and rare pieces. We have been to Lincoln City many times, but never went in until this last visit. We did not purchase anything, but we didn't feel pressured to. We were allowed...More

Thank marydW2173UQ
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John D
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Absolutely free!!!! Thank you
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Emmiebell
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Response from GauchoHAns | Reviewed this property |
There is a public parking lot a Fee blockea from there, Most of the time there is available parking right in front of the store and i drove by the prehistoric store at least 10 times...
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