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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

2001 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.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798
City Park
+1 303-370-6000
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Reviewed yesterday

Huge, limited time exhibit with exhaustive run-down on Vikings' lives. Worth the price of admission - something for everyone.

Thank PBandJ2003
Reviewed 2 days ago

Crowded with school groups but worth the visit. Really enjoyed the gems and minerals sections, plus the animal habitats scenes.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great museum, the excibits are beautifully made, the animals look as if they are alivie. The mummy room is very interesting and beautifully decorated. The gem area entrance makes you feel as if your entering a cave, the gems are beautiful. This is a necessary...More

Thank luis g
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful time with my 8 year old. We saw the Vikings exhibit and every other exhibit. We took a break because the place was so large. We wanted to go back for an IMAX movie but didnt get a chance to visit.

Thank Marviana J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Any child under the age of 12 will enjoy this museum. As a parent, who has had the good fortune to visit the museums of Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City, I was underwhelmed. Aside from the special exhibit on the...More

Thank Gearhead85
Reviewed 4 days ago

We make the drive up from Colorado Springs about once or twice a year and love the changing exhibits here, as well as the regular ones. The only thing I wish they could fix is the parking issue.

Thank Goophygirl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We like to combine a trip to City Park with a trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. There are always new exhibits, fun and hands on activities for kids, & I also love the IMAX movies, plus check out the Planetarium shows...More

Thank erinlynn2020
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my 7-year old daughter here during our visit to Denver. Amazing! We spent the whole day and I don't think we saw everything. Well worth a visit, especially if you love dinosaurs or animals - the displays are incredible!!

Thank jmb016300
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Both my 3 yr old & 8 yr old loved the museum. Fun discovery area for younger kids (under 3rd grade). We especially enjoyed the dinosaur bones and space rooms.

Thank kellpell
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Museum is modern and spacious with well laid out and educational exhibits. The entry foyer has two giant dinosaurs above which i am sure exites all the children who visit.

Thank Arthur C
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How long does it take to go through museum and exhibits? Is the Vikings exhibits wheelchair accessible? Is it too noisy for hearing impaired individuals. What is the indoor temperature; is a jacket necessary?
4 June 2017|
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Response from Andrea A | Reviewed this property |
I feel like I am repeating other's answers, but here it goes. We only spent about 4 hours at the museum, but we focused on the exhibits that interested us the most. As many have said you can spend as much or little time at... More
DannyandAndrea A
Is a free day a good time to go, or is it to hectic to be worth it? I.e., if I take my kids to the discovery zone, will they ever get a chance to play, or is it usually just too crowded? Thanks so much!
24 October 2016|
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Response from dtucker | Reviewed this property |
If you simply can't afford to go to the museum otherwise, then by all means, take advantage of the free day. That said, it is a total zoo on free day and I can confidently say you'll get more out of your visit when its less... More
Sydney M
Can you only purchase tickets online? Or can you show up to the museum and buy your tickets there for the day?
19 July 2016|
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Response from 429alin | Reviewed this property |
Probably too late now but yes we bought ours at the museum