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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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

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Elizabeth P.

This is a lovely museum, well put-together with super nice employees. It isn't large but my dinosaur-loving son loved it. We spent about an hour there. It's worth the stop. Read more

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Rusty B.

Looks can be a little deceiving. When pulling up, the building doesn't look very big. But inside you will find a quality museum that showcases various dinosaur artifacts and the paleontology... Read more

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

222 E Laughlin Ave
Tucumcari, New Mexico
88401 USA

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Closed Now
  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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