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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Review

Founded in 1900, the museum has amassed more than 775,000 objects, making it the largest natural history museum in the western United States. It houses a rich combination of traditional collections—dinosaur remains, animal dioramas, a mineralogy display, an Egyptology wing—and intriguing hands-on exhibits. In Expedition Health you can test your health and fitness on a variety of contraptions and receive a personalized health profile. The Prehistoric Journey exhibit covers the seven stages of earth's development. The massive complex also includes an IMAX movie theater and a planetarium, where the Space Odyssey exhibit simulates a trip to Mars. An impressive eating-and-relaxation area has a full-window panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2001 Colorado Blvd., City Park, Denver, CO 80205 | Map It
  • Phone: 303/370–6000; 800/925–2250
  • Cost: Museum $13, IMAX $10, planetarium $18; $18–25 for combined pass (any two or all three)
  • Hours: Daily 9–5, IMAX and planetarium showtimes vary
  • Website:
  • Location: Denver
Updated: 10-01-2013

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