Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Hot Springs

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The largest working paleontological site, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs has unearthed nearly 70 Woolly and Columbian mammoths. The remains of 85 other species from the Ice Age have been discovered here as well. Your visit begins with a short video describing the history and discovery of the site, followed by a 30-minute guided tour. After the tour, explore the Ice Age Exhibit Hall. Windows into the paleontology lab give you a peek into the process of uncovering these remains. For more information on geology, mammoths, or the people and animals that lived during the Ice Age, catch one of the many short films shown throughout the museum. Work out when and for how long to visit Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and other Hot Springs attractions using our handy Hot Springs trip itinerary site .
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  • My grandchildren ages 7, 5, 4, and 3, so enjoyed digging for wooly mammoth fossils. the whole museum was a pleasure for the entire family to learn about the life of wooly mammoths and the excavations ...  more »
  • This is an interesting site, if you have an afternoon to spare. I enjoyed the fact that all these Mammoth bones are still in the digging site as is. There is a nice video intro at the beginning of the...  more »

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