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Dinosaur Discovery Museum

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good dinorsaur museum for smaller children

We visited with my 4 year old grandson, who has a significant understanding of dinosaurs. While the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Pamela B
Dinosaurs anyone?

This museums is small but packed with educational opportunities for any age. But I would think the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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Largest collection of meat-eating theropods on exhibit! Learn what dinosaurs looked like, ate and how they behaved. See life-scale replicas, The Carthage Institute of Paleontology on-site lab Minutes from the Illinois Wisconsin border and Six Flags...more
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5608 10th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140-4007
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Located in downtown Kenosha, this small one room museum houses only meat eating dinosaur skeletons. The display is nicely presented and written descriptions are easily read. The younger children might lose interest quickly as there is no animation or techno stuff. But if your family...More

3  Thank Triumph1970
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I took my kids here last week. We parked and walked up the stairs (3 minutes) we entered the big room and walked clockwise around looking at the dinosaur's. When the square was done, we were too. It took about 10-15 minutes. It's small and...More

4  Thank dennydee348
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited with my 4 year old grandson, who has a significant understanding of dinosaurs. While the museum is small, it is definitely worth it. The time span to visit is perfect for smaller children. The activity center in the basement is okay. Parking is...More

Thank Pamela B
Kenosha_Museums, Social Media Manager at Dinosaur Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for visiting our Museum! In our experience, most four-year-olds who visit us have a more significant understanding of dinosaurs than many of the adults! We like to think our giant room of dinos is pretty awe-inspiring for the little ones, and our newly installed...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I think any kid under 8 would enjoy this museum. Several interactive exhibits and my kids liked unearthing the bones. Older kids would probably appreciate the main exhibit more. Easy parking and convenient location.More

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Kenosha_Museums, Social Media Manager at Dinosaur Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review! Most of our Museum is targeted towards the little ones, however we're confident that anyone who is interested in dinosaurs will find something cool and interesting in our exhibits! For older kids, we would recommend coming during the...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very small museum that if you are going to kenosha just for the dinosaur museum, it's not worth it. If you're in town, you should check it out. It's literally 1 room about the size of a classroom or a stage with...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Nice small museum well worth a visit. Lots of nice displays and an educated staff. Parking is,a challenge probably dye to the proximity to the court house.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

For a 5 year old who loves dinosaurs this was perfect. It’s not too big or crowded. The displays are close and easy to understand and explain. There are a couple fun things for the kids to do in addition to the displays. We were...More

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Kenosha_Museums, Social Media Manager at Dinosaur Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for the review! Our Museum is modeled for both the young and young at heart, so we're glad to hear you enjoyed the interactive displays and activities we offer. We're particularly good for short attention spans, and a quick ride on the Streetcar...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Great way to introduce museums to youngsters. It is packed with information without being so big that kids would lose interest. Hands-on play is fun and well arranged. Be sure to get to the basement where you can watch paleontologists cleaning dinosaur bones; they had...More

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

My youngest grandson had been asking about coming back to the Dinosaur Discovery Museum for awhile and we decided to bring him and his younger sister. The Dinosaur Discovery Museum is the perfect, small museum for kids that usually don't have the longest attention spans....More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a very small museum that basically consist of one large room filled with dinosaur fossils and a smaller area where children can dress up like a dinosaur and discover buried fossils. The main room is set up showing dinosaur evolution and has a...More

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Kenosha_Museums, Social Media Manager at Dinosaur Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review! It sounds like you really got the most out of your visit. The gallery isn't very large, but we have tried to fill every space with as much as possible without overwhelming our visitors. Our Museum is...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This museums is small but packed with educational opportunities for any age. But I would think the younger grade school age would be fascinated the best. The TV video clips inside to the right should be watched first. These impressive dinosaur fossilized skeletons are expertly...More

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Kenosha_Museums, Social Media Manager at Dinosaur Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for the well thought-out review! While our displays are generally liked by the little ones, we're sure anyone with a love for dinosaurs can find something interesting to explore. Visit us again soon!

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Small museum. Great probably for families with small children. Has several displays of dinosaurs. Staff is friendly.

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WaterBug6250
23 October 2017|
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Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. As long as you have explained that dinosaurs can be big and intimidating (they have a T-Rex and Allosaurus on display).
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There is no admission price, as it is a free museum. They do have donation boxes though if you want to make a donation.
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