Hours

OPEN YEAR ROUND, 7 DAYS A WEEK

 

Monday-Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm

Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

 

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center will be CLOSED on the following holidays: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Years Day

Admissions

Seniors (65+):      $12.00
Adults:                    $13.00
Children 5 – 12:   $9.00
Children 4 and under:   FREE

* We offer a Military Discount of $1.00 off all above General Admission with current military ID.

 

Birthday Parties

This is a birthday LIKE NO OTHER! For a small price, children and adults get to enjoy a party in the company of dinosaurs.

Here’s how to get your party booked: Pick either the “Raptor Package” or the “T- Rex Package” below, then call us at 719-686-1820 x3488 to setup your date – the dinosaurs like to get a little cake now and then – come join us for an unforgettable day.

Raptor Package:  $150 (non-Members) /  $135 (members)
  • Museum Admission for 15 guests (includes adults & children)

  • Any children 2 and younger who are NOT participating in the birthday celebration will be free of charge.

  • $6.00 for any additional guests

  • 45 minute interactive tour based on age

  • 45-60 minutes for celebration in atrium for party

  • Tables, chairs, and decorations

  • Safari hat for Birthday child

  • Admission to the museum on the day of the party for paid guests

  • One free group dino photo

  • Name displayed on LED sign outside of museum

T. rex Package:   $230 (non-Members) / $210 (Members)

Includes all of the Raptor Package plus:

  • $10.00 for any additional guests

  • Treat Bags for each child

  • $10 Gift Card for Birthday child

  • Dinosaur-themed cake and drinks (juice boxes)

  • Tables, chairs, and decorations included (tablecloths, balloons & birthday banner)

  • Safari Hat for Birthday child

  • Cups, plates, forks and napkins

  • Admission to the museum on the day of the party for paid guests

  • 10% Discount off ALL Prehistoric Paradise store purchases (for birthday child only – no other discounts apply)

  • One free group dino photo

  • Name displayed on LED sign outside of museum

 

Please Note: A $50.00 deposit is required for all parties. The $50.00 will be applied to the birthday party package price at the time of payment. The $50.00 deposit will be non-refundable if cancellation is later then a week before the party date.

The BEST place around to host your Birthday Party – under the dinosaurs!!

Group Tours

To schedule a Group Tour, please call 719-686-1820 ext 3488.  Tour must be scheduled at least 1 week in advance.

Admission prices for groups of 10 or more:
Adults:                    $9.00
Children 5 – 12:   $6.00
4 and under:          $3.50

One adult per 10 children accompanying children groups is FREE. Each additional adult will pay adult group rate.

Large groups will be split up into smaller groups of 20-25 and last approximately 2 hours after which the group may re-visit the exhibit areas at their leisure.

Transportation drivers are entitled to complimentary admission.

 

School Tours

With over 30 specimens and a number of hands on exhibits, your class will be given the latest dinosaur information from the people who find them!  To schedule a School Tour, please call 719-686-1820 x3488.  School Tour must be scheduled at least 1 week in advance.

 

School Tours Pricing:
Students Over 5 yrs Old: $6.00 each
Students Under 5 yrs Old: $3.50
Additional Adults: $9.00 each
Chaperones: 1 free adult per 10 students and transportation drivers are free.

 

Guided tour lasts approximately 1 hour and includes:

  • Explore our fabulous dinosaur exhibits,

  • Understand what a Paleontologist does,

  • Discover how fossils are formed and preserved,

  • Identify what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur,

  • Learn where fossils are found,

  • See what lived in the oceans 65 million years ago.

  • And see fossils prepared in our lab!

  • Teachers can download a pre-tour packet that includes dinosaur and museum background information, pre-tour teacher activity guides with student activities for all ages

  • All students and teachers are welcome to shop in the Prehistoric Paradise Gift Store following the tour. We ask that only 8 students at a time shop.  The gift store has many items starting at 50 cents and up.

Pre-tour Resource Downloads:

 
 

Senior Tours

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center has designed a museum group tour experience specifically tailored for adults and individuals of retirement age. This is an excellent opportunity for learning and social interaction.

Adult Group Tour Pricing:
Minimum of 10 people
$8.00 per person

 

Included in your tour:

  • Free RMDRC newsletter and learning resources

  • Short video in our theater

  • Guided gallery tour with an experienced Visitor Experience Guide

  • Interactive learning opportunities with hands-on activities

 

Your tour experience includes opportunities to:

  • Hear about new theories and information in the field of paleontology

  • Explore our incredible dinosaur exhibits

  • Discover how fossils are formed

  • View a working paleo lab

  • See what lived in the ocean 65 million years ago

  • Learn about casting and molding of fossils

  • And more!


Tour members can explore the museum at their leisure after the tour and are welcome to shop in the Prehistoric Paradise gift store.

The museum recommends afternoon visits Monday – Friday and morning visits on the weekends for adult groups that prefer a more quiet experience. To schedule a tour, please call 719-686-1820 x3488 at least 1 week in advance.