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Morrison Natural History Museum

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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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A little paleontoligist's dream

My 7-year-old son is OBSESSED with dinosaurs. He has said that he wants to be a paleontoligist... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
Megan D
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Cute Little Museum

Had no idea this little museum was there. So we saw it and decided to stop by. Only two floors, but... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Beverly L
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Houston, Texas
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This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
“dinosaur bone” (5 reviews)
“t rex” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
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+1 303-697-1873
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

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...More

Thank Megan D
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...More

Thank Beverly L
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...More

Thank Nebgirl-1
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...More

1  Thank Charley5555
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...More

1  Thank DanainDenver W
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

2  Thank rockhound13
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.

Thank Julie C
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!

1  Thank LizFurman
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...More

1  Thank BellGriffith
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.

1  Thank BevH-D
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GrantsMom12
January 22, 2015|
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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
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