Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Hot Springs

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The largest working paleontological site, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs has unearthed nearly 70 Woolly and Columbian mammoths. The remains of 85 other species from the Ice Age have been discovered here as well. Your visit begins with a short video describing the history and discovery of the site, followed by a 30-minute guided tour. After the tour, explore the Ice Age Exhibit Hall. Windows into the paleontology lab give you a peek into the process of uncovering these remains. For more information on geology, mammoths, or the people and animals that lived during the Ice Age, catch one of the many short films shown throughout the museum. Work out when and for how long to visit Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and other Hot Springs attractions using our handy Hot Springs trip itinerary site .
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  • Excellent tour, we all learned a lot. Child still regrets not getting a stuffed Mammoth animal, so if you're kid gets a treat on a trip, and they fall in love with a mammoth, this is the place to get ...  more »
  • we weren't too sure about going here but was glad we did. The kids actually loved it. They were really paying attention to the tour guide and actually asking questions. At the end in the gift shop the...  more »
  • I have been to the dinosaur museum in Tucumcari, and this is way better. It is an active dig site with plenty of skeletons on display.  more »
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