The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. It has a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities to help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. Exhibits include Gems and Minerals, Hall of Life, Space Odyssey, Prehistoric Journey, and various wildlife exhibits. There are also a variety of online exhibits and information including Ancient Denvers, Colorado’s Forces of Nature, Follow a Fossil, Ice Age, and Water and Life on Mars. The Museum’s collections include more than 775,000 objects curated in the departments of Anthropology, Earth Sciences, Space Sciences, and Zoology. Online science information includes the Colorado Spider Survey and the Green River Project, a web-based collection of fossil plants from Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. There are numerous educational outreach opportunities, both on and off site, for school groups, families and children including workshops, lectures, classes, certification programs, and travel.


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