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The Wildlife Experience

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Address: 10035 South Peoria, at Peoria and Lincoln, Parker, CO CO 80134
Phone Number: 720-488-3300
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A Great Adventure for Families

We’ve been to the Wildlife Experience 3 times while visiting family in Colorado, the last visit was before it was transferred to CU South. This was a great place to spend 3 or 4... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were really disappointed with the poorly designed and lack of exhibits. I would not expect to spend much time there if you have children - it is one of those places you will visit once in your life time and never go back.

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Parker, Colorado
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Here's the thing...it's a great place to host a wedding reception or office Christmas party. Take the kids once and then consider it done. They do have an Imax 3D theater that's cool but the exhibits themselves don't change much. There are always LOTS of field trips.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent dioramas of different ecological systems. Art Gallery with beautiful wildlife paintings and sculptures lovely sculpture garden outside as you walk around the building programs for children to meet some of the animals in controlled settings. Nothing big or scary. Also 3 D movies - Antartica, Pandas, and others. Fun and interesting.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I would highly recommend that anyone brings there kids her for this experience. It is fairly small and you can get through it pretty quickly but still worth your while.

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We’ve been to the Wildlife Experience 3 times while visiting family in Colorado, the last visit was before it was transferred to CU South. This was a great place to spend 3 or 4 hours with the kids. We did 5 distinct activities that kept us busy for an entire afternoon. First we watched nice IMAX show (this was extra),... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lots of great indoor and outdoor exhibits. Amazing information. IMAX theater with great shows. Don't miss this while in Colorado.

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Parker, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We went here to see the Lego exhibit they had. The exhibit was tiny and not that great. There were only a few things to look at at maybe twice activities. One of them was broken. Terrible waste of money. Wildlife Experience itself was really terrible. If you are into taxidermy then maybe this place is for you. Otherwise, go... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I did enjoy it for awhile. The animals are really well set up and its neat to walk through the different areas of the world. Its very clean. The art and sculptures are very nice. The theater is very nice and clean too. Alot of the stuff in the kids area seems to be out of date or not working.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We were members for several years and loved to take the kids because it was the only "museum" type activity in South Denver. They often had really interesting exhibits ( reptile exhibit, Lego exhibit, etc...) as well as seasonal events that the kids really enjoyed. The staff was always incredible and well informed. Then CU came in ...... Now, no... More 

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Foxfield, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the brew and wine fests held at the Wildlife Experience. The movies are also fun, and the exhibits are wonderful. The last time we attended was shortly after the announcement that REMAX had purchased the WE and that it was becoming a new home for University of Colorado. I think that it is a great place for the... More 

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Additional Information about The Wildlife Experience

Address: Address: 10035 South Peoria, at Peoria and Lincoln, Parker, CO CO 80134
Phone Number: 720-488-3300
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Parker
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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