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Morrison Natural History Museum

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Address: 501 Colorado Highway 8, Morrison, CO
Phone Number: 303-697-1873
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .

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Great historical sights and learning experiences

This is a great museum to learn about dinos and reptiles. A lot of historic fossils which were discovered locally.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great museum to learn about dinos and reptiles. A lot of historic fossils which were discovered locally.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This place is a small off the road museum. It was great for a rainy afternoon with a preschooler and a baby. You get personalized tour of the fossils that most were taken from Dinosaur Ridge a few miles down the road. There are also live snakes and lizards that the curator will show to the visitors and discuss as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The folks at this museum were incredibly friendly and informative, and we had an experience unlike any other history museum we've ever visited thanks to the personal investment that all of the staff clearly have. One of the volunteers, a geologist with an interest in palentology, walked us through the two-story house and told us about the history of the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

By far, the best part of this tour was the hands on exhibits where they allow you under supervision to work on uncovering dinosaur bones from a slab that was uncovered from the area. A three year labor of love shared with visitors. We all felt like paleontologists. Fantastic!

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great little dinosaur museum, but what really makes it special is the personal touch offered by the knowledgeable and friendly guide/curators. If you have little ones with you, they even get to try their hand at removing some rock around some real fossilized dinosaur bones. We combined a recent visit with a short hike at Red Rocks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Such a fantastic time at a quaint museum that spans millions of years! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very interesting! Definitely worth a visit.

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Ken Caryl, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a great little museum. It is rather small, but they focus on fossils found only from the Morrison/Dinosaur Ridge area which is pretty cool. Make sure to go upstairs and check out what the paleontologists are working on. Chances are good they will let your kids put on some safety goggles and help them out! The only reason... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's a small-looking place and unimpressive from the outside. But step inside and you are instantly taken back in time! There are huge, real fossils which comprise a T-Rex head, Apotosaurus, Triceratops, and more! I took my 8 year old and he absolutely loved it! We got a guided tour and learned so much. Very, very cool! They were working... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This museum is small, but if you are into dinosaurs, you shouldn't miss it. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. Especially take the tour. You will learn so much about the dinosaurs in the Morrison area and about dinosaurs in general.

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Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

with other reviewers. You get to touch real dinosaur fossils, not replicas. Museum is on outskirts of this small town (which has places to eat). Signs in town point the way.

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Additional Information about Morrison Natural History Museum

Address: Address: 501 Colorado Highway 8, Morrison, CO
Phone Number: 303-697-1873
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Morrison
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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