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  • Explore the wonder of space without any of the hassles of interplanetary travel in Space Odyssey. Museum Galaxy Guides facilitate an amazing experience in which you’ll get to see a massive Martian canyon and watch live performances.
  • Go back... way back in Prehistoric Journey, an engaging exhibit where you’ll trace the history of life on Earth, going from 3.5-billion-year-old single-celled organisms to dinosaurs to today’s creatures.
  • Don’t miss the spectacular 3-D wildlife displays depicting over 90 groupings of animals from around the world in the Wildlife Halls.
  • Watch your little ones "excavate" fossils, experiment with water in action, test building methods and materials, and create art projects in the Discovery Zone.
  • Explore the miracle of the human body in Expedition Health®, an interactive, highly-personalized exhibit where you’ll get to look at your cells under a microscope!
  • Delight in all things dazzling and shiny! Explore a silver mine leading to a cavern overflowing with stalactites and white gypsum crystals, and admire Tom’s Baby, a nugget of gold that weighs in at eight pounds.
  • Admire Vasily Konovalenko’s intricately carved figures, all of which are crafted from precious gems, in Konovalenko: Gem Carvings of Russian Folk Life.
  • Celebrate the incredible diversity of the North American natives, from Inuit to Navajo. See authentic reconstructed dwellings from assorted indigenous peoples and watch videos explaining their culture.
  • Indulge your inner archaeologist as you explore Egyptian Mummies. Learn about how technology like CT scans and radiocarbon dating has shed new light on the lives and deaths of two female mummies hosted inside this stunning exhibit.
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2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
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Sat-Thu, 10am-5pm
Fri, 10am-9pm
Closed Christmas Day.
Some temporary exhibits may have extended viewing hours; check website for details.

(303) 370.6000


The Art of the Brick: Renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya has taken LEGO® bricks from beloved toys to artistic marvels. Sawaya’s original artworks and his reimagined versions of famous masterpieces from art and culture, such as Van Gogh’s Starry Night and the Venus de Milo, will wow you. Cost for CityPASS Guests: Adults, $9 Youth (3-18) and Seniors, (65+), $7. Call (303) 370-6000 to purchase your upgrade and reserve your time.

Temporary Exhibits: Some temporary exhibit tickets require an additional purchase.

VR Arcade: Experience a variety of simulated experiences that would otherwise be impossible. Inquire for pricing.

IMAX and Planetarium Films: Tickets for IMAX and Planetarium may be purchased at, at the main ticketing desk, or at kiosks inside the museum.

Advice for Visitors


  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
  • Temporary exhibits and theaters often sell out; to purchase tickets in advance, call (303) 370-6000.


  • Dining: T-Rex Cafe, T-Rex Grab & Go, Coffee Cart
  • Gift Shops: Museum Shop

Best Time to Visit: Weekday afternoons are usually a less-crowded time to visit the museum.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for parking and transportation information.

Accessibility: Click here for accessibility information.

Groups: Groups of 10 or more: Two to three days prior to arrival, please contact (303) 370-6000 and follow the instructions to speak to an agent. Agents are available 9 am-5 pm MT daily.