Museum of Natural History (Henderson)

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is home to the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountain region and features five exhibition galleries where visitors can explore natural and human history through engaging and interactive displays. The youngest visitors enjoy The Discovery Corner where everything is hands-on. Visitors to the BioLounge can sip a hot beverage while experiencing exhibits that focus on biodiversity. The museum is open every day (except university holidays). Admission is free.

1035 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309

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Collecting & Curating the Wonder Cabinets

Join us as we reimagine the cabinets in the Museum’s Biolounge! Work in teams to explore the museum’s education collections, pick what you like and decide...

3/22 5pm
Museum Closed Friday March 30

The Museum of Natural History and the Boulder campus will be closed on Friday, March 30 for Spring Break. Regular business hours will resume on March 31.

Kick-off Breakfast for Graduate School Appreciation Week with Dean Ann Schmiesing

All graduate students are invited to this kick-off breakfast, with refreshments, gallery tours, and Graduate School swag.

4/2 8am
Free Tour Fridays for CU Students!

Stories from the Collection Tours: The CU-Boulder Museum has the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountain region with nearly five million...

Pulitzer nominated author to visit campus

David George Haskell, Author The Songs of the Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors Friday, April 6, 2018 Noon-1:30 PM CU Museum of Natural...

4/6 12pm

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Leighanna Hinojosa

Leighanna Hinojosa left a positive review 2/26/2018

Absolutely amazing to hear about the forest walking to foster environmental learning, a practice highlighted in indigenous epistemologies among others.