Dinosaur Museum in Branson, MO

3619 W 76 Country BlvdBranson, MO 65616
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Created for guests of all ages to enjoy, the Branson Dinosaur Museum offers educational and interactive experiences with some of the most incredible dinosaurs in history. Guests can learn about each dinosaur’s habits, name origin and more, including the four-winged microrapter, the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex, and many others in the fossil exhibit and learning center.

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from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Over 50 life-sized dinosaur models.
  • Features 42-foot tall T-Rex.
  • Self guided tour.
  • Next to the Worlds Largest Toy Museum and the Branson Military Museum.
  • Located at former Waltzing Waters attraction.


from Branson's Dinosaur Museum
Over 50 life-sized dinosaurs are displayed, from the very smallest creature, a 1-foot Microraptor, to the towering 42-foot tyrannosaurus rex that stands about two stories high. The models were made by paleo-artists who fashioned molds from the original dinosaur skeletons and then created the bodies.

All of the dinosaurs have descriptive details and visitors may take as long as they like on the self-guided tour. Pictures are encouraged. There is a learning center with video, a fossil exhibit, and gift shop as well.

The Dinosaur Museum is located on Hwy 76 next to the World's Largest Toy Museum and across the street from Bigfoot Fun Park.

Tripster Customer Reviews

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Pine Grove, LA
1 Review
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"Loved Dinosaur Museum"
June 2018
My grandsons, age 6 & 9, loved the dinosaur museum. It was very educational. I loved the quiz sheet that had us searching for answers. We will visit again.
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Ross G.
High Ridge, MO
3 Reviews
"Calling all junior paleontologists"
August 2017
Our 3 year old son was very excited to visit Branson's Dinosaur Museum. He loved wondering through the life-sized models. Learning about the dinosaurs. Seeing the artist's interpretations. Playing in the sand to find fossils.

From dinosaurs, sharks, snakes, scorpions and volcanoes, dinosaurs are by far our boy's favorite! Just last night he was explaining how large carnivores ate herbivores and smaller carnivores. Branson's Dinosaur Museum was a great place for our budding paleontologist.
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Ben Barton
Fair Grove , MO
1 Review
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"Dino Heaven"
July 2016
I read some of the other reviews before we went so I was prepared for a the warmer atmosphere and self paced stroll thru the facility. We arrived a little after 9:30AM so it was not too hot, and it was open and had a few families already touring.
The kids were immediately enthralled with all the huge dinos out front and the souvenirs to buy. but we kept them on task. I wish we had gone slower and read the info pages, but the kids were too excited to see everything. I took lots of pictures and enjoyed the movie. It was a fun experience. Hard to go backwards if another family is coming thru, so make sure you see it all the first time. We didn't stay to color, I forgot to ask and they didn't offer. But the kids enjoyed every minute. I wish the 'theater' sat more people. Our family pretty much filled it with just the 5 of us bc of the way the seats are arranged. But by the time we were ready to move on another family was ready to view so it was fine. Big groups will have to stand to view.
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Tip: Booking online was super easy! I just showed my receipt and started my tour! Go early in the day if it's hot outside, that building is huge inside and hard to keep cool.

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Laura L
1 Review
"Late Start"
August 2015
Got up early, the door said they opened at 9 that Sunday but we waited for 20 minutes before they unlocked the door. At that point we didn't have enough time to even go and explore and we didn't even bother going in, our schedule was too busy.
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"Awesome for dinosaur lovers!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 28, 2020 NEW
My whole family enjoyed it. It was really cool to see the dinosaurs the size they really were. My 7 year old was in heaven! He was our tour guide and told us all about the dinosaurs. His favorite thing the whole trip! It doesn't take long to go through it. But it is impressive. It was well worth the entry fee for us. They also had a nice little gift shop that we all enjoyed.
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Dede R
Slidell, Louisiana
"Super staff"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed June 15, 2020
State DINOROAR 2020 and get a small discount on your ticket! The staff explained the game of finding the golden fossils hidden all over the museum to our 7 year old granddaughter and she was immediately hooked! Due to COVID we were only able to go in one direction, but were told we could go through as many times as we wanted. So many types of dinosaurs represented, many I had never heard of. I appreciated the phonetic pronunciations on the cards though I still had trouble with it and my granddaughter had to help me! Ha ha! We found 7 fossils the first time through, but then staff gave us a hint that there were 2 fossils in each of the large rooms and 1 in every other room. We found them all and had a great time! Spent nearly an hour there.
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North Little Rock, Arkansas
"So Awesome for Everyone!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 15, 2019
Not only did we see all kinds of life size dinosaurs, we got to do a treasure hunt for hidden objects and if you found them all you got 10% off of anything in the gift shop! My whole family got involved and had so much fun! The lady at the counter was so sweet and informative!!! We cant wait to come back!
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Overland Park, Kansas
"Below par experience"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed November 30, 2019
We were one of the first ones to visit today. The lighting inside the place was not turned on. There was no background music. It was just a quiet tour. My 18month old kid was the only one who enjoyed the place. The place needs remodeling and of course better lighting. Unless your kid is a dinosaur lover don’t waste your money at this place.
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Chicago, Illinois
"Dino-loving kids will love this"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 04, 2019
So, it's not Jurassic Park, but there are some great looking dinosaurs here. All of the young kids that were there, were having a great time. As a parent or grandparent, this is a great place to bring the little rug rats and watch them have loads of fun. Plus, it was air-conditioned, which was much better than the 100 degree days when we were there.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Branson's Dinosaur Museum

Are museum tours available?
The entire museum is a self-guided tour. Guests can learn about the different dinosaurs through the thorough descriptions about dinosaur habits, name definition, daily life, and more. Descriptions are posted at each dinosaur stop throughout the museum.

Aside from dinosaurs, what else is available at the museum?
Dinosaur Museum guests enjoy a magnificent fossil exhibit, gift shop, and a learning center.

What are the hours of operation?

The Dinosaur Museum is open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Where is the Dinosaur Museum located?
We are located at 3619 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616.