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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

2001 N Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798
+1 303-370-6000
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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (163 reviews)
“space exhibit” (116 reviews)
“discovery zone” (99 reviews)
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2001 N Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798
City Park
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+1 303-370-6000
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"imax theater"
in 163 reviews
"space exhibit"
in 116 reviews
"discovery zone"
in 99 reviews
"all ages"
in 283 reviews
"gems and minerals"
in 79 reviews
"space odyssey"
in 76 reviews
"health exhibit"
in 72 reviews
"human body"
in 53 reviews
"prehistoric journey"
in 48 reviews
"egyptian mummies"
in 44 reviews
"mummy exhibit"
in 43 reviews
"silk road"
in 36 reviews
"mineral exhibit"
in 35 reviews
"permanent exhibits"
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"traveling exhibits"
in 64 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 60 reviews
"special exhibit"
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Reviewed yesterday

Even though the crowds were overwhelming in the entrance, once inside the museum, we never felt crowded. Loved the selection of IMAX films.

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get inspired with this amazing museum. Everything from dinosaur bones to space science. My kid had a chance to chat with the real paleontologist in his lab where they are studying the recent fossils found. Amazing experience for him.

Thank Manthiya May M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was disappointed in this museum. it is a large facility but layout is very difficult to navigate, especially since maps do not list exhibitions, just rooms. Clearly it is an older building but better way finding would be helpful. The Creatures of Light exhibit...More

Thank duricchio
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit very much. A lot to see without being rushed through the exhibits. Employees friendly and helpful. I was able to use my mobility scooter as well.

Thank CorgiTales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day here going through multiple exhibits. We purchased on of the IMAX 3-D presentations (Jerusalem) and was quite impressed with the theater and quality. This place is spacious and has a large cafeteria so yo never feel crowded or confined.

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GuestServicesDMNS, Guest Services supervisor at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aron, we are grateful that you took the time to leave us this review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, interesting, amazing museum. Workers were very kind explaining us things. Big place but it’s worth it. Even the coffee shop and the souvenir shops were very nice

Thank Val C
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GuestServicesDMNS, Guest Services supervisor at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Val, we are grateful that you took the time to leave us this review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome gems and jewels permanent exhibition. This crystals, gold and various gems. Kids LOVED it. We all loved it!! Also brilliant space exhibition with really engaging teachers and speakers. Visited the planetarium too which was great. We were really impressed with this place. Thought 2...More

Thank CriticalFox
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GuestServicesDMNS, Guest Services supervisor at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy you and your family enjoyed visiting our museum. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

was very disappointed in the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit, even angered. The Scrolls they exhibited were tiny bits and pieces, like 2 inches by 2 inches. They had one decent sized piece that was maybe 4x6 inches. But that was it. There were only a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A large and fascinating exhibit. I normally avoid science museums but this one is huge and beautiful and has good exhibits. Jerusalem IMAX show was fantastic. Great place for kids, too. Cafeteria had delicious, inexpensive food.

Thank gldorsett
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GuestServicesDMNS, Guest Relations Manager at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for giving us a try Gldorsett! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and appreciate your review.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for the family, couples, or an escape for yourself. We enjoyed the animal exhibits, featuring local wildlife and from around the world. A renowned exhibit on dinosaur fossils. Stop by the observation deck for the best view in the city of downtown...More

Thank 126Robert
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GuestServicesDMNS, Guest Relations Manager at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your museum experience. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed visiting and we hope to see you again soon!

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christineuphill
31 March 2018|
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Response from ROCtraveler30 | Reviewed this property |
They do rent small lockers for coats, purses, backpacks, etc inside the North Entrance. Don't know if that would be adequate for your "luggage". Probably would be best for you to contact the museum directly with your... More
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Blair R
28 March 2018|
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Response from DenverDenny | Reviewed this property |
Are you asking about the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit?
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Holly R
3 February 2018|
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Response from Aniello_Saggese | Reviewed this property |
There are parking places both on the streets and within the museum area. I'm not sure about the possibility to park overnight and for this point, I would suggest to call the museum staff and ask them for suggestions.
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