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University of Wyoming Geological Museum

1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071-2000
+1 307-766-2646
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Small but nice

Parking is not good. Lots of stairs to climb and signing is not good. The signs have no arrows to... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2015
RobertShroyer
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Galion, Ohio
Kid Friendly and Educational

We have visited a few times with our young children. They love to explore the hands-on exhibits... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
Dmlsun
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1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071-2000
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+1 307-766-2646
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Parking is not good. Lots of stairs to climb and signing is not good. The signs have no arrows to point the way to the building. The exibits are good and show a good deal of how the earth was eons ago. They have some...More

Thank RobertShroyer
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We have visited a few times with our young children. They love to explore the hands-on exhibits. There is a new one with sand that has a projector and is attached to a computer with a geological program. As the child moves the sand to...More

1  Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Very nice little museum. Great combination of art/science and good use of small space. Good stop with kids.

Thank FroggyGoneFishing
Reviewed 10 August 2015

So the girl at the information desk in the Union directed me here, and I am glad she did! A MARVELOUS geological museum!

Thank Trent B
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Stopped here for the kids to see dinosaurs on our way through Wyoming. Was a little difficult to find as it is on the interior of the campus, I had to ask where to go. Was a nice stop, got through it pretty quickly. Can...More

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is a great little museum. The brontosaurus skeleton is fabulous, as is the T-rex outside. My kids had a great time with the topographic map sandbox. Lots of great fossils and a great mineral exhibit. Good overview of Wyoming's geology and paleontology.

Thank WitherShallIWander
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Lots of fun for our 4 year old. Heard the phrase " just like on dinosaur train" at least a dozen times. Well worth going to as you get to experience a little bit of Wyoming's beautiful campus.

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We stumbled upon this museum while walking around the University of Wyoming campus. There is a large dinosaur out front and impressive skeletons of dinosaurs inside. It's two stories to house the height of these creatures, but even if you can't climb stairs, there is...More

1  Thank Lori E
Reviewed 15 July 2015

A very nice collection of fossils. Very well layed out. The real-time topography mapping sand box is very cool. Dig in the sand box and color and topographic contours are constantly updated and projected on the sand surface!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The interactive terrain map would have kept my kids busy for hours. Very nice displays and very informative. Didn't take very long to view, but well worth stopping by.

Thank Devon P
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