Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory
The Exhibit Hall
Until March 31 – For Public Safety and Upgrades
The Exhibit Hall at the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum houses a host of replicated and original fossils from tiny footprint casts to the 40′ long skeleton Torvosaurus, a rare carnivore relative of Tyrannosaurus rex which hails from the Jurassic period.
The Museum’s focus is on the Mesozoic period, which is also known as ‘The Age of Dinosaurs.’ The Mesozoic is comprised of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
Features of the Dinosaur Museum include:
- 10,000 square feet of exhibit space
- spacious, well-equipped paleontology/geology laboratory
- large storage area for Museum collections not on exhibit
- retail store
Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum
222 East Laughlin Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401