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Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-2750
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Go to get geyser eruption times

Books, posters, magnets, passport stamps and more. Staff was very helpful in answering questions... read more

Reviewed yesterday
wrenworks
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Fabulous interpretive resources, right next to a national treasure

This is a super kid-friendly educational center with lots of hands-on resources for understanding... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sprout15
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Sacramento, California
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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed yesterday

Books, posters, magnets, passport stamps and more. Staff was very helpful in answering questions. Clean bathrooms, great movies in auditorium. Definitely stop in here before or after your geyser walk. I liked that there were lots of options for kids (books, etc).

Thank wrenworks
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a super kid-friendly educational center with lots of hands-on resources for understanding geysers and other geothermal activity in the region. A few short movies are shown, their timing pegged to Old Faithful's eruption schedule each day. Very nice Yellowstone Forever gift shop, too.

Thank Sprout15
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to go to when first entering the park from West Yellowstone park entrance. The staff are very friendly and will help you with all your questions and give you maps of particular areas of the park which list activities that may interest you....More

Thank sunsetch4ser
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of information that varies from center to center in the park which is nice. would be great for kids maybe 10 and up. The toilets here though are clean which is nice after the toilets out on the trail.

Thank qazphilby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reach at least 90 minutes before the expected time of the next show by The Old Faithful. Spend time reading about the sub-terrainian Hydro-Thermal activity and watch at least two free shows about the Yellowstone National Park, its volcanic origins and about the geyser activity.

1  Thank tkumar8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best visitor center in Yellowstone. First, look at the predictions for the geysers, they can predict at least 5, and it is quite exciting to see one of the larger ones go off! Go at least 30 minutes or so before the...More

1  Thank fiddlestogo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This center outside of Old Faithful has limited information for the casual vacationer. Part of the problen is that you can't see what is their because of the tight quaters in a herd of visitors waiting for the geyser to erupt.

Thank kerrtravelplans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you are in the area you should not just concentrate on hiking and taking photos etc, but also learn about how such a place came to be. This centre caters for all from young to old and it is well equipped and very well...More

Thank GRIMS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't want to go outside, the visitors center is a great place to look. Got there when it opened in the morning, so we were able to get a lot of our questions answered easily.

1  Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids loved this place! They joined the Junior Ranger program here for like $3....so worth it; ask the any ranger about it. They have a film area, hand on things, and other great educational viewings here. Restrooms and all very close the geyser. Have...More

Thank Craig A
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Tylertraveler
2 August 2016|
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Response from David B L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the lot is Huge with lots of space & turning areas. I saw lots of road work equipment when we were there. Just be sure it would be a good idea to contact the National Park Service, as they might have rules / suggestions... More
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