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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” (117 reviews)
“discovery zone” (99 reviews)
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2001 N Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798
City Park
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"imax theater"
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"space exhibit"
in 117 reviews
"discovery zone"
in 99 reviews
"all ages"
in 285 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 49 reviews
"egyptian mummies"
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"mummy exhibit"
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"mineral exhibit"
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"silk road"
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"permanent exhibits"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"hands on activities"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went here as a time filler activity and ended up completely wowed by the museum’s impressive diorama’s and specialty exhibits. The Dead Sea scrolls are currently at the museum as well as a gem and mineral exhibit that is completely amazing....More

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Reviewed yesterday

I always love the museum, but the best part, by far, is its Western view of downtown and the Rocky Mountains. You can't catch a better sunset view in the city!

Thank Ashley E
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Reviewed yesterday

I had a few hours to kill while on a business trip to Denver. Spent it happily at this museum. They have a little bit of everything. No crowds on my midweek visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum had a lot for children but our group of adults enjoyed it also. The animal exhibits were beautiful and the space exploration section was interesting.

Thank Gail F
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a special outing to the museum. In town for just a couple days but this is one stop you don't miss. We were here all day and it was a great. My 14 year old enjoyed it and we will be back again....More

Thank Maria V
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are senior-citizen travelers who have avoided "natural history" museums since our kids left the nest. So glad we decided to give the Denver Museum of Nature and Science a try. The exhibits are engaging with excellent flow throughout this large building. We enjoyed an...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently became members of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. I am so glad we did! The Museum has so much to offer, so much to see, it's worth the membership. After two visits, our membership was paid for! There is plenty of...More

Thank Kimberly S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to take out of towners who have children. Many interactive exhibits for kids. However, it lacks interest of adults.

Thank Tracey D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My two daughters, one 20, one 17 and I went yesterday to see the Dead Sea Scrolls. We were VERY disappointed when we finally got to the Sea Scrolls themselves to find there were boatloads of people (zombies) standing around the circle (scrolls) waiting for...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The descriptions available online for this place don't quite explain it all. This is a museum of natural history and science coupled with a planetarium and an IMAX theatre. The admission fee depends upon the combination of the above that you wish to visit. I...More

Thank vidhu s
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wevercaj
14 June 2018|
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Response from loveymesco | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours It was very crowded when we went and the rules to see the actual scrolls were unclear. They are displayed in a circular display and people are supposed to move in and out to see the exhibit. Most people stayed in... More
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christineuphill
31 March 2018|
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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
27 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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