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Morrison Natural History Museum

501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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A small museum with some fine exhibits and a wonderful interpreter!

If you love dinosaurs, this small museum is definitely worth a visit, and it is just minutes away... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Small, but a really neat place. Check it out!

It is a smaller museum but we learned so much! Our tour guide was excellent! Very informative... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jennifer M
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This museum offers hands-on exhibits for children .
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501 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465-3001
+1 303-697-1873
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you love dinosaurs, this small museum is definitely worth a visit, and it is just minutes away from Dinosaur Ridge, which is also worth visiting. In addition to apatosaurus, triceratops, and stegosaurus fossils and trace fossils, the museum has several research-quality casts, including casts...More

1  Thank ScottH190
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

It is a smaller museum but we learned so much! Our tour guide was excellent! Very informative. There is a lot to see and learn about. You even get to try your hand with the tools on a rock with fossils. A very cool experience....More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside, it doesn't look very big, and I have to admit, I had my doubts. We went in and went on the tour, and it was wonderful!! Our tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Our whole family learned a lot dinosaurs, and...More

Thank hunnydahl
Reviewed 21 June 2017

There are only 6 known TRex skulls on the planet. We were allowed to touch one at the Morrison Natural History Museum. The tour guide was fabulous, their collection amazing. Don't miss out on this gem.

Thank sueclevelandartist
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The dinosaurs they feature are strictly from the area. We were able to take a guided tour and while our guide was young he knew his stuff! I wouldn't recommend going here without a tour. There is not much to guide you along otherwise. My...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 28 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 14 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

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 10 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

1  Thank Kelley O
Reviewed 26 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

2  Thank Sue H
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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