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Morrison Natural History Museum

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Address: 501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
Phone Number: 303-697-1873
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This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .

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Really interesting tour, thank you, we learnt lots and loved seeing all the exhibits, especially the dinosaur skulls - amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Eleanor A
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really interesting tour, thank you, we learnt lots and loved seeing all the exhibits, especially the dinosaur skulls - amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was recommended by the man at the front desk when we checked into our hotel. This Museum is small but HUGE in history and information. We were given a guided tour and learned so much. This Museum has some one of a kind finds.Great for families but I'd recommend children old enough to understand what's being said.

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Thank veterlynn
Cleveland, Ohio
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum wasn't originally on our list to visit, but I'm sure glad that we made the stop. The paleontologist who gave the tour was awesome with our kids and clearly loved the museum. The kids loved being able to touch several of the "fossils" (actually recreations). My son got to work on a rock containing an actual dinosaur bone.... More 

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Thank Ohiogirl00
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 7-year-old son is OBSESSED with dinosaurs. He has said that he wants to be a paleontoligist since he learned the word at age 3. This museum was AWESOME. It is small, but they have plenty of REAL fossils that the kids can touch. The tour, which was given by a paleontoligist, was great. She was extremely knowledgable and wonderful... More 

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Thank Megan D
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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Thank Nebgirl-1
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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Chicago
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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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