The museum and visitor center is a great place to begin any visit to Mastodon State Historic Site. The center includes displays, artifacts, exhibits and an interpretive video that reveal the secrets of the Kimmswick Bone Bed and help visitors understand the significance of the site. The impressive mastodon skeleton replica is a sight not easily forgotten.
View a video that interprets the historic site. It is started every half hour during museum hours, with the last showing beginning 30 minutes prior to closing time. Reduced fees are available to groups of 15 or more who reserve a date and time in advance of their visit.
- March 16 through Nov. 15
9 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday (closed noon - 1 p.m. for cleaning)
Noon - 4 p.m., Sunday (closed Easter Day)
Closed Monday and Tuesday
- Nov. 16 through March 15
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, Friday and Saturday
Closed Tuesday through Thursday
Noon - 4 p.m., Sunday
Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving and Christmas days
Historic Site Office Hours
- 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday
- Noon to 4:30 p.m., Sunday
- Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working on the grounds. The office telephone is monitored for messages during office hours.