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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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This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .

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Cute Little Museum

Had no idea this little museum was there. So we saw it and decided to stop by. Only two floors, but if you want, they'll have a Guided tour for you. we opted just to wander the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Beverly L
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had no idea this little museum was there. So we saw it and decided to stop by. Only two floors, but if you want, they'll have a Guided tour for you. we opted just to wander the two floors (In a little house) to see the fossils and read the history of the fossils there in Morrison. Very interesting actually.... More 

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Genesee, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have lived in the area for 9 years and had no idea this museum existed. I thought it would be a good compliment to the visit my grandson and I had to Dinosaur Ridge, but I had no idea what awaited us. We took the tour of this museum that encourages touching (two fingers only please). What a treat... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for an unusual tourist attraction in the Denver area and I chose the Morrison Nat Hist Museum because it featured local dinosaur fossils. We contacted them by email and requested the 10:15am tour. They responded within a couple hours so I booked a hotel in Lakewood because I didn't want to fight the Denver traffic at 9am.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I've lived in CO for 45 years, so I giggled when I saw Morrison has a natural history museum. It is a small town and I imagined a disorganized personal collection of bones. I decided to read the reviews, which piqued my interest. I took my 11 year old niece to the museum and I was pleasantly surprised.although a bit... More 

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utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

A small town Museum with an incredible staff and wonderful displays. The tracks are amazing as in the incite provided by the guide(s). Dinosaurs reflect finds on Nearby Dinosaur ridge, and the history of Arthur Lakes finds on the ridge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We went here on the recommendation of our hotel, and I'm so glad we did! It was an amazing experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

My son was a dinosaur dude when he was little. He loved this place. We got to "help" uncover a dinosaur. He was in heaven. We brought friends here and they loved it too!

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Victorville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I very much suggest going here, no matter what age you are. The big Denver museum is good, but this is so much better for getting up close without too much crowd. Most things are tracks or casts so you can touch things, which is also unique. Go to the tour as that's also very informative and gives you such... More 

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Morrison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We love to take our granddaughters to this museum. Our 9 yr old even got to work on a real fossil! Absolutely amazing what wonders exist close to home. This museum looks small but packs a big punch. Highly recommend it to fossil lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

My experience was more than incredible!! We had a tour guide, Doug- who made this trip so amazing. He taught me and my 4 year old more than we could have ever imagined- and kept my 4 year old interested the whole time. We were able to TOUCH real dinosaur bones... and the paleontologist upstairs let us help him in... More 

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