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Fruita, Colorado: Dinosaur Journey Museum

Dinosaur skeletons and animatronic dinosaurs. Has a Fruitadens, the smallest known dinosaur, and a sandbox where you can make dino tracks. A truck out front resembles a horned dinosaur.

550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, CO
I-70 exit 19. Turn south, go through two traffic circles. On the right; look for the dinosaurs.
Daily 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Lunch in prehistoric times.

Dinosaur Journey Museum

Dinosaur skeletons and animatronic dinosaurs, too. Has what may be the world's largest Triceratops skull as well as a Fruitadens, the smallest known dinosaur. Also here: a working paleontology lab, a simulated earthquake ride, and a sandbox where you can make your own dinosaur tracks. A truck parked out front has been customized to resemble a horned dinosaur.

[Fritz Crawford, 04/09/2024]

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