Get up close and personal with life history...
Time Garden - investigate Morrison's geologic setting.
Quarry 5 Garden - observe "onsite fieldwork" as preparators probe sandstone boulders for fossils.
Jurassic Garden - immerse yourself in a patch of Jurassic flora.
Quarry 5 Fossil Dig Pit - children excavate a dinosaur skeleton.
Time Trail - A one-mile scenic hike on a groomed trail. Educational signs interpret local geography in light of the rock and fossil record.
Our exhibits were designed to be toured with a guide. Many exhibits are hands-on and feature a demonstration. Tours are offered hourly and are complementary with admission.
Ticket Desk & Gift Shop - Purchase tickets. Gift shop features dinosaur-themed toys, apparel, books, and other unique items.
"What Lived Here Before Us?"
Meet fossil species hail from the Denver area.
exhibits feature rare and unique fossils. Discover the life and landscape of Jurassic Morrison with historical and modern discoveries.
Meet Apatosaurus ajax
See the remains of the first Stegosaurus fossils
Tracking Stegosaurus. Encounter adult and infant stegosaur tracks.
The Cretaceous Colorado
exhibits demonstrates the scope of life and landscapes in Morrison during the Cretaceous.
Encounter the cast skulls of Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus, the skeleton of Utahraptor and more.
Ice Age Survivors
exhibit features live reptiles that lived alongside mammoths.
Visit the Paleontology Laboratory. See the fossils that the MNHM crew are cleaning for study.