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Great way to understand Yellowstone geology

This great little museum tells you everything you want to know about Yellowstone's still very... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
mvidro
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
FOUR DAYS IN YELLOWSTONE

A good stop to get information about this section of Yellowstone. Also a good place for bathroom... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
webbfoot
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Philadelphia, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This great little museum tells you everything you want to know about Yellowstone's still very active super-volcano. The most eye popping shows the amount of ejecta during its three eruptions in the last 2.1 million years vs. that of Mt. St. Helens -- St. Helens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

A good stop to get information about this section of Yellowstone. Also a good place for bathroom break. There are several restaurant in this area. There is also a Post Office, but it was closed for season by 09-21-18.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We really enjoyed spending a couple of hours viewing the displays, watching the theatre presentation and asking the rangers questions from the earthcaches. Wonderful place and I thoroughly recommend visiting before heading out to tour the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Good Education and a great toilet break. Also there's eating opportunities and a General Store for snacks and drinks - a must to keep in the car for those Bison Traffic jams.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Really interesting visitor center. Newer, clean, lots to read. Ash from different volcanic eruptions, animal displays.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

With the roads closed due to snow, we checked this place out. Very nice and provided loads of interesting information. We had wanted to visit every day, but they didn't open early enough for us. We liked to hit trails before the tour buses.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Canyon Visitors Center is a good stop before or after heading out on a driving loop to see Inspiration Point, Artists Point, and so many othe stops along this loop road. It's nice to know they have a big diing area with several types of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The visitor centers at Yellowstone are a must stop, to check trails, sights, conditions, weather, wildlife sightings. Rangers are helpful and schedule programs or talks during the day, although the programs did not change here in the three days were stayed in Canyon Village. An...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I am always in favor of visiting the visitor centers at all national parks. This one is a beautiful specimen. There are informative short films playing all day long. There are exhibits on many various aspects of the park and its history. And the information...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Education Center is correct. We learned a great deal and the displays were very well done. A must stop when driving through Yellowstone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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