Tag Archives: Museum Reviews

Coming Soon on Allosaurus Roar!

After a little family vacation to Kansas and Colorado, I am getting ready to write some more museum reviews, etc.  Here is the Allosaurus Roar publishing schedule for the next couple months:

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America

One year ago today, I started this blog with a list ranking the Top 25 Dinosaur Museums in North America, and now I provide a list ranking the Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America.  Some museums have wonderful … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario

Toronto is a very large cosmopolitan city with an almost endless array of things to do. When we visit, one place we like to go is the great Royal Ontario Museum, one of the best places to see dinosaurs and other … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

The Beneski Museum of Natural History is located on the campus of Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.  Although the museum is not well known nationally, it has a terrific collection of fossils, specializing in ancient mammals with some dinosaur highlights, … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA

On this snowy winter day in Omaha I’m “California Dreamin’” about Los Angeles, one of my very favorite cities to visit.  I have been fortunate to have spent a lot of time there over the years, and I’m always excited … Continue reading

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Coming Soon on Allosaurus Roar!

Hello my dear Allosaurus Roar readers! Now that the holidays are behind us, I am getting ready for another year of publishing blogs about dinosaur museums, tracksites and fossils across North America.  Thanks so much to all my visitors, I … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO

Since the very beginning of the dinosaur rush in the 1870’s in the western United States, Colorado has been one of the best places in North America to find dinosaurs.  Not surprisingly, then, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada

Dinosaur Provincial Park is one of the most remarkable dinosaur discovery sites in the world.  Located in the badlands of Alberta, DPP became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, the only dinosaur discovery site in North America recognized as such.  The … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Yale Peabody Museum, New Haven, CT

It is fair to wonder what the interest in dinosaurs in North America would be without the contributions of Yale University and the Yale Peabody Museum.   At the center of the golden age of dinosaur collecting during the “Bone Wars” … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque, NM

New Mexico has had a long and distinguished history in paleontology.  The state has a number of great places to find fossils, including some of the world’s best sites for animals from the Triassic period.  Many of these, and a good … Continue reading

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