Explore and Discover at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History



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There is no better place to explore the natural environment and to appreciate the history of human cultures than at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History in Boulder, Colorado. 

Not only does the museum provide academic training for graduate students and build, conserve and interpret research collections, they offer exhibitions and educational programs for the university and the public.  You will be filled with awe by their five exhibition halls full of natural and cultural wonders from Colorado, North America and the world.
With a mission to contribute to the knowledge of the natural world and the humanities through research, teaching and public education, the museum's collections number more than four million objects in anthropology/archaeology, botany, entomology, paleontology and zoology.  This staggering amount of artifacts ensures that you will find plenty to catch your interest. 


The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History offers a wide variety of children’s and adult educational programs and activities throughout the year, including lectures, workshops, family days and guided tours. The exhibition galleries are open to the public seven days a week, free of charge.  To learn more about the museum, visit CUmuseum.Colorado.edu.  You can also call (303) 492-6892, or just stop by.  The museum is in the university’s Henderson Building at 15th and Broadway on their Boulder campus. 

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