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Morrison Natural History Museum

501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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Kids LOVE this place!

This is a fun afternoon you can spend with your kids. Dinosaurs galore! It's informative and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Morrison, Colorado

Wow. What a gem! We even got yo see them uncovering a tooth in the rock. A real dinosaur tooth... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Denver, Colorado
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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fun afternoon you can spend with your kids. Dinosaurs galore! It's informative and interactive. The guided tours are fun and very interesting. There are a few live reptiles (like Jimmy the snake) which are in low cases for easing viewing for the...More

Thank BDHammond
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a gem! We even got yo see them uncovering a tooth in the rock. A real dinosaur tooth being exposed for the first time! Great place, two floors of hands on experience. Small but packed with interesting displays and heads and legs. Kids...More

Thank KateH20
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We took our 8 year old son who loves Dinosaurs and he loved it Morrison Natural History Museum. The museum is on the small side but the exhibits they do have are impressive. Be sure to take one of the tours and stop in the...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This place is small but it's packed full of fantastic displays, art, fossils and bones. If that wasn't enough we were able to watch them feed the reptiles and a wonderful informative tour guide was included! Lauren was amazing, we learned SO much and had...More

Thank Kelley O
Reviewed 27 December 2016

After a morning hike at Red Rock Park and lunch in the little town of Morrison, we stumbled on this jewel of a museum. Small and unassuming outside, fabulous exhibits and awesome staff inside. The entry fee included a personal tour, who would have thought....More

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went on a cold fall day and were pleasantly surprised. Our guide, Fritz, was extremely knowledgeable, and spent nearly two hours showing us around. Also at the museum was Dr. Bob Bakker, one of the foremost paleontologists in the world. Dr. Bakker showed us...More

Thank SwedishSafari
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great selection for a small museum, with plenty of hands on stuff for kids inside if the dig outside is closed for winter or weather, and the tour is actually worth your time.

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I went last week with my 4 year old son to a birthday party there, and it is amazing! They have the first ever baby stegosaurus foot print and so many more unique fossils. There is even a room where you can help them clean...More

1  Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

While driving the scenic byways and stopping in the town of Morrison I decided to follow the signs to the local history Museum. I did not know what to expect! Sharon was my tour guide and she was a delight. It was great to learn...More

Thank Audrey J
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I had seen this museum a few times and was driving past with nothing to do so I stop in. Very cool place and very informative about the area and what they have found. You can touch almost all the fossils and there are even...More

Thank Matt W
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Are you still able to help with the "digging" in the winter? Looking for something to do for a few hours on Sunday afternoon, and my son would LOVE to get to dig for dino bones...
23 January 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