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Check out the kid-friendly University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Whether your kids are fascinated with fossils, want to check out the local creatures features or to understand more about the area’s history, check out the Museum of Natural History for all these and other hands-on science and art activities!

Natural History Museum

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

When you’re looking for places to go that offer fun and educational activities for kids, the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is a good bet.

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Interactive science and art exhibits let kids go hands-on with learning — while also giving you a break from reminding your youngsters not to touch anything. Two long-term must-see exhibits include Fossils: Clues to the Past and the BioLounge.

From animal exhibits to displays spotlighting plant life, fossils to galleries on evolution, there are plenty of things to do with kids at this Boulder museum — and admission is free. However, parking fees vary, except on the weekends, when unlimited free parking is available in residential areas west of Broadway.

Natural History Museum details

Website: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Address: 1035 North Broadway Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Phone: 303-492-6892


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