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CU Museum of Natural History

Henderson Bldg., Broadway at 15th St,, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309
303 492 6892
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Ranked #27 of 60 Attractions in Boulder
Owner description: More than four million artifacts and specimens from the Rocky Mountain and Plains regions make this one of the leading university natural science... more » Owner description: More than four million artifacts and specimens from the Rocky Mountain and Plains regions make this one of the leading university natural science museums in the United States. « less
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Boulder
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have visited this small but wonderful little museum many times. It is not easily found so check out a campus map before going. In fact, many students walking on the campus don't know where it is. The exhibits are very well done and as others have said it is free and great for children with some hands on exhibits.... More

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Eaton, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I LOVE this museum. I found it on Google Maps when I was looking for directions to a store on Pearl Street. Located on the GORGEOUS CU campus. Great place to take the kids. You have to pay for public parking, but the museum itself is FREE! (they graciously accept donations though- help them out, they did a great job... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

An oasis on the busy campus, this little museum is relaxed and well organized. We were delighted to see the triceratops skull and other ancient artifacts.

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Colorado
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

While not large, this museum is well laid out, great exhibits, and has significant community involvement. Worth a visit.

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