Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Museum in Denver

A classic natural-science museum with excellent temporary exhibits on topics such as the biomechanics of bugs, Pompeii and mythical creatures. Permanent exhibits are equally engaging and include those cool panoramas we all loved as kids. The IMAX Theatre and Gates Planetarium are especially fun. The museum is located on the eastern edge of City Park, allowing for fun picnics or connected visits with the nearby zoo.