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Morrison Natural History Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Little Museum

A small museum but full of dino info! Best part was that everyone had a turn in using a tool to... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Sydney, Australia
Excelent education

This museum is an excelent opportunity for families with young children that educates the kids the... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Petoskey, Michigan
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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

A small museum but full of dino info! Best part was that everyone had a turn in using a tool to chisel away rock to find fossils. Also got to meet a palaeontologist!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This museum is an excelent opportunity for families with young children that educates the kids the geological structures of the rocks around. Also about dinasours.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

The type of fossils they have is amazing, we were lucky to have one of the working scientists give us the tour, she answered all our questions. There are some unique fossils, the gift store is Ok, but that should not be the reason you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I took my 6 year old grandson/"dinosaur expert" to see this dinosaur museum near Dinosaur Ridge just uphill from the quaint little town of Morrison on the West edge of Denver. We were the first ones there, but an experienced guide started the tour just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 138jeremyj
Reviewed July 10, 2018

What a fantastic little museum. Our guided tour was great- he engaged children and adults alike and was knowledgeable about everything dinosaur-related. They had great and unique specimens. The highlight was being able to go into their lab and actually drill on a fossil! My...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leah T
Reviewed July 6, 2018

tour guides the day i visited were high school students who were well trained extremely informative and if they didn't know answer they found a co worker who did. They were not thrown by a young guest who had autism and had Lots of questions...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We had a teenaged tour guide and my Dino enthusiast boys knew almost as much as she did and stumped her with several questions. It was interesting to hear the Colorado specific information and getting to see the lab was good.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I took my future paleontologist niece on a dino trip to Denver and luckily found out about this place. Of all the things we did and saw, this little museum was a favorite for both of us. The museum is small, but jammed full of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

As a dinosaur enthusiast, this was my first stop in Colorado. Although small. this museum has a very targeted collection. The guide gave three of us a fine tour, noting some scholarly changes based on recent finds. For example, I'd always heard that the big...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Walked up the hill from Morrison. Worth the walk and the time! Great place! Informative and interesting! We didn’t have kids with us but I bet they would LOVE it!!! Our guide looked like he was right out of the Jurassic movie! And he knew...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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January 22, 2015|
Response from goldmustang | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. There is a paleo-style rock garden in front of the museum building, although I've not seen anyone digging in it. There is also ongoing 'digging' of already unearthed specimens (clearing the matrix... More