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Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

222 E Laughlin Ave, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 USA

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“replicated & original fossils”

The Exhibit Hall at the Mesaland’s Community College’s Dinosaur Museum houses a host of replicated and original fossils from tiny footprint casts to the 40′ long skeleton Torvosaurus, a rare carnivore relative of Tyrannosaurus rex which hails from the Jurassic period. The Museum’s focus is on the Mesozoic period, which is also known as ‘The Age of Dinosaurs.’ The Mesozoic is comprised of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Features of the Dinosaur Museum include: 10,000 square feet of exhibit space spacious, well-equipped paleontology/geology laboratory large storage area for Museum collections not on exhibit.

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Claire M.

Great stop on our road trip! A tiny bit off the beaten path but my kids had a blast looking at the exhibits and loved picking a souvenir from their gift shop. It's not huge but they have packed in... Read more

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Cassidy I.

Yes, this is a small museum. It is also a cheap entry fee and with a lot of amazing exhibits! Plan to spend between one and two hours here. There are many bronze statues that you are allowed to... Read more

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Maggie B.

This place is amazing!!! So many of the exhibits were found in Quay County which Tucumcari is in. The fossils and waxed casts are from 250 million years ago. Read more

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

222 E Laughlin Ave
Tucumcari, New Mexico
88401 USA
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  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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