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Morrison Natural History Museum

501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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Amazing small town find

We went on a cold fall day and were pleasantly surprised. Our guide, Fritz, was extremely... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
SwedishSafari
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Northglenn, Colorado
One of My Favorite Museums

Great selection for a small museum, with plenty of hands on stuff for kids inside if the dig... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Jonathan A
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Minot, North Dakota, United States
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This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
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+1 303-697-1873
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went on a cold fall day and were pleasantly surprised. Our guide, Fritz, was extremely knowledgeable, and spent nearly two hours showing us around. Also at the museum was Dr. Bob Bakker, one of the foremost paleontologists in the world. Dr. Bakker showed us...More

Thank SwedishSafari
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great selection for a small museum, with plenty of hands on stuff for kids inside if the dig outside is closed for winter or weather, and the tour is actually worth your time.

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I went last week with my 4 year old son to a birthday party there, and it is amazing! They have the first ever baby stegosaurus foot print and so many more unique fossils. There is even a room where you can help them clean...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

While driving the scenic byways and stopping in the town of Morrison I decided to follow the signs to the local history Museum. I did not know what to expect! Sharon was my tour guide and she was a delight. It was great to learn...More

Thank Audrey J
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I had seen this museum a few times and was driving past with nothing to do so I stop in. Very cool place and very informative about the area and what they have found. You can touch almost all the fossils and there are even...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Really interesting tour, thank you, we learnt lots and loved seeing all the exhibits, especially the dinosaur skulls - amazing!

Thank Eleanor A
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by the man at the front desk when we checked into our hotel. This Museum is small but HUGE in history and information. We were given a guided tour and learned so much. This Museum has some one of a kind finds.Great...More

Thank veterlynn
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This museum wasn't originally on our list to visit, but I'm sure glad that we made the stop. The paleontologist who gave the tour was awesome with our kids and clearly loved the museum. The kids loved being able to touch several of the "fossils"...More

Thank Ohiogirl00
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My 7-year-old son is OBSESSED with dinosaurs. He has said that he wants to be a paleontoligist since he learned the word at age 3. This museum was AWESOME. It is small, but they have plenty of REAL fossils that the kids can touch. The...More

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Had no idea this little museum was there. So we saw it and decided to stop by. Only two floors, but if you want, they'll have a Guided tour for you. we opted just to wander the two floors (In a little house) to see...More

Thank Beverly L
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GrantsMom12
23 January 2015|
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Response from goldmustang | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. There is a paleo-style rock garden in front of the museum building, although I've not seen anyone digging in it. There is also ongoing 'digging' of already unearthed specimens (clearing the matrix... More
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