Dinosaur Fossils & Paleontology Museums Photos

Given the fascination that many people have for Dinosaur & other creatures that once roamed the earth, several specialized museums exists, especially in the Western Regions where the bulk of ancient fossils have been found. Other museums of natural history also have significant specimens.

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Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Original Gryposaurus sp. skull of Late Cretaceous era at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT Allosaurus of Late Jurassic era was most common predator at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT
Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, UT Model of Titanites a snail-like Cephalopod from Jurassic era at Museum of Ancient Life. Lehi, UT Utahraptor of Early Cretaceous era found in Utah at Museum of Ancient Life. Lehi, UT
BYU Dinosaur Collection, Provo, UT Torvosaurus tanneri sauropod of Late Jurassic era found in Colorado at BYU Earth Science Museum. Provo, UT Detail of teeth of Tyrannosaurus rex at BYU Earth Science Museum. Provo, UT
Dinosaur National Monument, Vernal, UT Dinosaur National Monument. UT
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT Head section of T-Rex skeleton sculpture at Museum of the Rockies. Bozeman, MT Pleiosaurus model showing teeth at Museum of the Rockies. Bozeman, MT
Dinosaur Ridge, CO Open air dinosaur tracks at Dino Ridge. CO
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Albuquerque, NM Pentaceratops sculpture by David A. Thomas at New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Albuquerque, NM Coelophysis sculpture at New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Albuquerque, NM
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL Tyrannosaurus Rex skull at Field Museum of Natural History. Chicago, IL
Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC Cast of Tyrannosaurus rex fossil at National Museum of Natural History. Washington, DC Sea turtle fossil at National Museum of Natural History. Washington, DC
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY Plateosaurus trossingensis of Late Triassic era found in Germany at American Museum of Natural History. New York, NY Duck billed face of Anatotitan copei of Late Cretaceous era at American Museum of Natural History. New York, NY
Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, CT Apatosaurus from Jurassic period 150 million years ago at Yale Peabody Museum. New Haven, CT Fossil Pteranodon skeleton at Peabody Museum. New Haven, CT
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA <i>Apatosaurus louisae</i> from Jurasic Period of Mesozoic era from Western North America at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pittsburgh, PA Juvenile <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> from Late Cretaceous Period of Mesozoic era from Western North America at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pittsburgh, PA
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH Coelophysis bauri original fossil skeleton at Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Cleveland, OH Dunkleosteus terrelli original fossil skull at Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Cleveland, OH
Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA Robotic dinosaurs displayed at Pacific Science Center. Seattle, WA
Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries, Los Angeles, CA Detail of American Mastodon skeleton at Museum of La Brea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA Skeleton of California Saber-Tooth at Museum of La Brea Tar Pits. Los Angeles, CA
Museum of World Treasures, Wichita, KS Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton at Museum of World Treasures. Wichita, KS Xiphactinus audax fish fossils at Museum of World Treasures. Wichita, KS
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON In prep
Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, AB In prep

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