Built in the 1860s, this was one of the first structures in city. The new portion of the mill, added in the 1940s, houses an art museum featuring oil paintings, bronzes and primitive artifacts. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. Ope...
Includes artifacts and fossil displays, Acrocanthosaurus bones, and dinosaur footprint casts. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Last tour of the day begins at 3 p.m. Admission charge. 3102 F.M. 205 , approximately four miles west of town via U.S. 67. 254/897-3200.
When the water is low, put your feet into dinosaur footprints set in the Paluxy riverbed 113 million years ago. A replica of the tracks is available for viewing. Multi-use trails meander through the uplands. This park is popular year-round with mountain bikers, campers and RVers. Admission and ca...
More than 100 dinosaurs inhabit a 22-acre park setting. Includes walking trail, museum, picnic area and fossil dig for children. Open 9 a.m.–6 p.m. daily. Admission charge. F.M. 205 at Park Road 59. 254/898-1526. www.dinoworld.net.
Features some of the world's most endangered animals, such as white rhinos, cheetahs and the Grevy's zebra, along with about 60 species that roam on 2,700 acres. Includes petting pasture, café, nature store, picnic area, nature trail and learning center. Open daily except Christmas and Thanksgivi...
Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. 1505 NE Big Bend Trail. 888/DINO-CVB (346-6282) or 254/897-3081. www.glenrosetexas.net
Built in 1919 and originally named Snyders Drugless Sanitarium, today the facility is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and provides accommodations and Paluxy River views. 205 SW Barnard St. 254/897-2929 or 800/575-2101. www.innontheriver.com.
A historical, yet contemporary, re-enactment of the life of Jesus of Nazareth. The musical drama with a cast of 80 is presented in the open-air Texas Amphitheater. Performances usually Fri.–Sat. evenings Sept.–Nov. Call for exact dates. 254/897-3926 or 800/687-2661. www.thepromiseglenrose.com.
This 11,000-acre ranch, lodge and conference center offers daily tours. An 80-acre lake offers catch-and-release bass fishing. Upland bird hunting available. Take U.S. 67 nine miles south to C.R. 2013. Reservations recommended. 800/864-4705.
Includes items associated with local history, as well as fossils and relics. Open 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Elm and Vernon streets. 254/897-4529.
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