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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Highlights

  • Visit the Red Planet in Space Odyssey as you step up to a detailed diorama of a remote canyon on Mars and maybe even get to talk to an “astronaut.”
  • Travel 3.5 billion years through the history of life on Earth as you encounter dinosaur fossils of all sizes and other amazing creatures in Prehistoric Journey.
  • Hover near an African watering hole, stand just feet away from polar bears, and try out hands-on activities in the wildlife diorama halls.
  • Let the little kids "excavate" fossils, experiment with water in action, test building methods and materials, and create art projects in the Discovery Zone.
  • Take a “hike” on Colorado’s Mount Evans as you actively put your body to the test in Expedition Health.
  • See thousands of authentic objects, including mummies, dinosaur fossils, animals, Native American artifacts, and spectacular gems and minerals from around the world.
Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Location

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
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Contact

Hours

Daily, 9am-5pm

Closed Christmas Day.
Some temporary exhibits may have extended viewing hours; check website for details.

(303) 370.6000
dmns.org

Offers/Upgrades

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

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

Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.

Amenities:

  • 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.