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“replicated & original fossils”
The Exhibit Hall at the Mesaland’s Community College’s Dinosaur Museum houses a host of replicated and original fossils from tiny footprint casts to the 40′ long skeleton Torvosaurus, a rare carnivore relative of Tyrannosaurus rex which hails from the Jurassic period. The Museum’s focus is on the Mesozoic period, which is also known as ‘The Age of Dinosaurs.’ The Mesozoic is comprised of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Features of the Dinosaur Museum include: 10,000 square feet of exhibit space spacious, well-equipped paleontology/geology laboratory large storage area for Museum collections not on exhibit.
This place is amazing!!! So many of the exhibits were found in Quay County which Tucumcari is in. The fossils and waxed casts are from 250 million years ago. Read more
This is a lovely museum, well put-together with super nice employees. It isn't large but my dinosaur-loving son loved it. We spent about an hour there. It's worth the stop. Read more
Yes, this is a small museum. It is also a cheap entry fee and with a lot of amazing exhibits! Plan to spend between one and two hours here. There are many bronze statues that you are allowed to... Read more
Mesalands Dinosaur Museum
- Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Tue - Thu: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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