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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  • Very unique & interesting!! Didn't know a place like this existed till we got to the area!! If you are ever in the area this is a must see!! This place was founded in 1974 and very few if any like thi...  more »
  • This is a great area in Yellowstone! I really loved this area! It is a great place to get out and walk around! Small town feel! We saw many elk just hanging out in the town! My 16 year old son loved i...  more »
  • My kids loved in here 10,7,6,3. We paid for the mammoth bone dig. These aren't real bones but molds of mammoths. It is in a separate building. It was a rainy day and this was a great activity. You als...  more »

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