Dinosaur Discovery Museum also known as the Dinosaur Journey Museum is part of the Museum of Western Colorado. The Museum of Western Colorado is located at 462 Ute Avenue in Grand Junction, Colorado while the Dinosaur Journey Museum is located at 550 Jurassic Court in Fruita.
The summer hours for the Museum of Western Colorado are from 9am until 5pm Monday through Saturday. These hours are in affect from May 1 until September 30. From the first of October until the last of April the facility is open from 10am until 3pm Tuesday through Saturday for winter hours. The hours for the Dinosaur Discovery Museum are from 10am until 4pm Monday through Saturday and from noon until 4pm on Sunday.
The cost of admission to the Dinosaur Discovery Museum is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4 for children. Groups of immediate family are admitted for a charge of $20 while member of the museum get in for at no cost. There are combination tickets available for the Museum of the West, Cross Orchards and Dinosaur Journey at a rate of $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for children.
The facilities at the museum can be rented for special events, parties, family reunions, meetings and other business events. There are a number of amenities offered with these rentals. There are certain facts that apply to all of the Dinosaur Discovery Museum's facilities. Four hours is considered a half day, the facility does not provide linen or catering services. There is no smoking allowed at the museum.
Dinosaur Discover Museum is not responsible for stolen or lost items. Cleaning up after events is the responsibility of the renter. There is a charge of $25 per hours accessed for any clean up that the renter does not complete. There is a security charge of $10 an hour for events held outside of normal business hours. The rentals have to be paid for in advance unless alternate arrangements are made. A full refund is given to those that cancel two weeks prior to the reserved date, less than two weeks notices will only receive half of the amount as a refund. No-shows are only refunded in the event of emergency. There is an additional charge for AV equipment.
The auditorium at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum can be rented for a rate of $90 for a half day and $180 for a full day by non-profits. The business rate is $150 for a half day and $300 for a full day. The classroom can hold approximately twenty-five tables with chairs and can be rented at a cost of $80 a half day and $120 for a full day with the business rate. The non-profit rate for the classroom is $70 for a half day and $95 for a full day. A multimedia projector can be rented for $75.
Those that wish to obtain additional information about tours or renting the facilities at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum should contact the facility directly for additional information. The facilities can provide additional information about the amenities at the facility.