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St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm

Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fun visit--better if kids can read

We enjoyed our visit with our 4, 9, and 12 year old. Intro video was very helpful. Kids scavenger... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tania D
Very cool find!

Neat spot for those with interest. Kids 6,7,8,9 all into it even with the cheesy scavenger hunt to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyndsey H
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Aspen, Colorado, United States
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The St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm preserves thousands of dinosaur tracks in place right at the site of discovery. Walk through a snapshot of an early Jurassic lake ecosystem and meet the dinosaurs and other animals that left...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2180 E Riverside Dr, St. George, UT 84790-2483
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our visit with our 4, 9, and 12 year old. Intro video was very helpful. Kids scavenger hunt was great--but its only for kids who can read. Outside sandbox was fun (although there is no shade over it for kids.) We spent about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Johnson Farm discovery site is an unexpected find in the city of St. George! We should all be grateful to the developer for making this still-being-excavated site available to the public! You'll see actual dinosaur footprints, work in progress, and view large areas where...More

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St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thekla M, thank you for the thoughtful review! The staff and I are especially grateful for the dedication and hard work by the Johnson's and members of this community who built the museum. We're thrilled to be able to share our love of dinosaurs with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat spot for those with interest. Kids 6,7,8,9 all into it even with the cheesy scavenger hunt to get a “prize” (which was a weak temporary tattoo or a pencil) Still fun, neat story and great history!

Thank Lyndsey H
St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lyndsey, we're glad to hear you and your group had fun visiting the museum. Thank you for reviewing us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has an amazing history and an awesome exhibit of dinosaur bones and footprints. Low admission cost and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Also a unique gift shop and book store. Definitely should visit this site!

1  Thank Brian F
St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brian, thanks for recommending our site! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you found something fun to take home with you. Thanks again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People with passion must have hard work to collect dinosaur tracks.There is a gift shop too in the area Layout Footprint is great

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St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorabh, thanks for the review. We do have a passion for fossils, paleontology, and Earth sciences and the museum is where we share our passion with visitors!

Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting St. George, we saw a flyer for the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. We didn't have plans for today so we decided to check it out. Admission was VERY REASONABLE (only $6 for an adult and $3 for kids). Given...More

1  Thank WendyS1926
St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WendyS1926, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our site and that we exceeded your expectations. We are small but have a lot of awesome dino info to share! Thank you for taking the time to review us and leave 5-stars, it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. What a bargain at $6! Largest group of dinosaur tracks found anywhere lifted up in large panels of up to 25,000 lbs! Also lots of big bones, small skeletons and models from tiny to monstrous size! Great organization, signs explaining each section,...More

1  Thank salilee
St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salilee, thank you for the amazing review! We love hearing that you enjoyed the museum and learned a thing or two along the way. Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit expensive for what it is. Perhaps if there had been a better explanation or live tour of what we were looking at, it would have been more enjoyable.Then again, the opening video was not interesting enough for my 8 year old grandson. That...More

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St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum, it does take a bit more reading and study to understand the science at the site and young children often need more help doing that. I'm sorry you felt you didn't get all your questions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While heading to Las Vegas, I saw a brown sign that said "Dinosaur Tracks" along the highway. Her son loves dinosaurs, so I knew my friend would want to stop. She didn't even see the sign. We got off the highway and started driving in...More

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St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gina, thanks for the glowing review! We're so glad you saw the sign and it opened up your eyes ;) to our amazing site! Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small venue located right in the city of St George with some amazing dinosaur tracks and a couple of small dinosaur models. When we visited it wasn't busy, but we did see people of all ages coming through. Those with young kids...More

Thank Jo T
St_George_Dinosaurs, Manager at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ho Jo T, thank you for the thoughtful review and the 4-stars. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to interact with our amazing volunteers. We hope you learned something new during your visit. Thanks again!

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499joand
24 August 2017|
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Response from Scarlett M | Reviewed this property |
We spent probably 1.5 hours and had lots of kids in our group. If you love dinosaurs, you can definitely spend a lot more time here. Lots of info that goes over my head :)
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Response from St_George_Dinosaurs | Property representative |
Hello! Our admission is $6 for adults and kids 12+, $3 for kids 4-11 years old, and kids under 4 are free! We also have discounted rates for groups of 10 or more people. Most visitors take about an hour to tour our museum... More
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