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Natural History Museum - Western Wyoming Community College

2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, WY 82901-5802
+1 307-382-1600
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A must see for dino buffs

Our family visited this some years ago and the kids loved it. We recently took our grandkids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan K
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Buffalo, Wyoming
Unusual Experience

This is an active community college, with replica dinosaur skeletons scattered through the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Waukesha_Bob
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, WY 82901-5802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family visited this some years ago and the kids loved it. We recently took our grandkids because they are huge dino fans. You will be delighted as you learn. The displays are local sourced. The curators are delighted to share their knowledge with you....More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is an active community college, with replica dinosaur skeletons scattered through the hallways. We have been both during a semester and off-semester. If you are there during the semester you have to realize this is a real school with students in the hallways. The...More

2  Thank Waukesha_Bob
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There once was a time when this was a stellar exhibit. The dinosaur figures are still amazing, but the last time I visited the museum exhibits had been pulled and it was being turned into an art display. It may have changed in the last...More

Thank Anne Marie F
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love that you can get close and really see the details of the fossils absolutely amazing self tour or in groups.

1  Thank destineyskorcz7
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were waylaid in Rock Springs, WY for a day in a half, because pieces of my wife's car started falling off. I'm not going to say I'm GLAD it happened, but at the very least, there's worse places we could've been stranded! The "museum"...More

Thank chairduck
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This museum at WWCC was especially interesting in the animal section, but there wasn't much information on each species or behaviors. The dinosaur bones and collections were enormous and very awe-inspiring. I would recommend for a quick walk through the museum/campus.

1  Thank Emmy B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The museum only had three dinosaurs, a stegosaur, triceratops, and the largest, most complete ichthyosaur I've ever seen. I had hope for more natural history items, but was thrilled with the three dinosaurs. Still worth the stop.

Thank Muguvian
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This museum is not your typical museum. Some objects are in a "room" but others are around the building. Having a tour guide made the experience more informative.

Thank Joyce1953
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Not only are they replicas of dinosaur skeletons scattered around, but there are some highly polished slabs of rock with embedded fossils. The story behind the Pendulum is fascinating. Certainly one of the best collections of stuffed animals we have seen. The caretaker was just...More

1  Thank cf m
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly first rate natural history museum. Many fossils and complete dinosaur skeletons. There is also a room containing a large number of mounted big game animals. No fees

Thank WyoBobert
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