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CU Museum of Natural History, Boulder

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Inspirational ongoing, changing and traveling exhibits include southwestern ceramics, butterflies, fossils, stone tools and more. The museum is home to the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountains. Neither kids nor adults will want to miss the impressive triceratops skull.
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  • Located in the Henderson Building (named for Junius Henderson, a Boulder attorney and judge, whose interest in nature led him to become the volunteer curator of the school's natural history...  more »
  • There paleontology exhibit is great, and worth the price of parking (as the museum is free). The Anthropology and environmental impact exhibits were also really interesting (but maybe have 30...  more »
  • It was nice. I went for an anthropology lecture for school and it was very interesting. They do have restrooms and a small gift shop as well. Decent parking. Clean. Worth checking out if you are ever in the area.
  • Really neat little museum. The dinosaur and tree exhibits are my favorite. I take my young clients here for community outings and they’ve always had a blast. I definitely recommend checking out.
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