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Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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worth a visit

Just popped in and stayed a while looking at all the exhibits - most visitors don't seem to bother... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Reigate, United Kingdom
Perfect place for an Ice Age 101

Walking around the village, I came across this tiny, yet very well organized, information-filled... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Cancun, Mexico
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130 Kearns Road, Snowmass Tourism, Snowmass Village, CO 81615
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I made an attempt at the 10am nature hike at the Ice Age center with my three young kids. I had been told it was stroller friendly and great for young kids by the concierge at our hotel, but 100 yards into the hike we...More

Thank Letsbeadventurers2
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Just popped in and stayed a while looking at all the exhibits - most visitors don't seem to bother. Would love to have seen the site when they were excavating.

Thank banstead
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It was okay. Probably would be best for young children or adults who want to read all the small print.

Thank RLTHinHouston
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Walking around the village, I came across this tiny, yet very well organized, information-filled and interesting science center. The staff was friendly and helpful, and all of the main info was very accesible.

2  Thank IndraRojo
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Small discovery center but packed with information. Its amazing to think this find was by accident and only 10% has been excavated. Bill was really friendly, not pushy and provided us a sense of the scale of the find. Great place to take children. And...More

3  Thank bluesnowflake217
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a small museum that explains the amazing ice age fossil find at Snowmass Village, good for children of elementary school age. Also good info for adults to know also.

2  Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stuck this activity in when we were between things and it was the greatest little gem! The kids loved it and my older 2 did the scavenger hunt. My younger daughter loved looking for the little salamanders. The neat and recent history of this...More

2  Thank breezlin
Reviewed 31 July 2017

not very big but nice little place. Can also take you on hikes for flowers or ice age discoveries. The people were helpful in answering questions and gave lots of details. The morning flower hike and afternoon ice age hike are free.

2  Thank dandlNebraska
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is the story of the town's find of a mastadon excavation at a local reservoir. Its an interesting story and a great place to visit with kids.

1  Thank Roger P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We like to bring visitors here so they can learn a bit about the phenomenal find in our backyard. They have some interesting displays, pictures, and the people are very friendly when asked questions.

3  Thank ColoradoSnowMom3
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