General Museum Hours

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Museum is open seven days a week year-round, with the exception of December 25.



Daily, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 


Discovery Zone

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily.


Phipps IMAX® 3D Theater

Hours vary; please check schedule.
After-hours Entrance Information


Gates Planetarium

Hours vary; please check schedule.


T-Rex Grab & Go (Snack Bar)

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


T-Rex Cafe

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Great White Shark 3D

Now Playing
Come face-to-face with great whites in stunning 3D as you explore their place at the top of the oceanic food chain and meet key researchers whose lives have been changed by contact with this phenomenal animal.

Plan an event, party or wedding at the Museum

Inspire, surprise, and entertain all in one setting. The Museum has multiple unique venues available for your event. Find out the capacity, pricing, and decor.

Prehistoric Journey

On Permanent Display
A journey through the eons allows you to trace the evolution of life on Earth, from single-celled organisms to lumbering dinosaurs to the inhabitants of today's world.

2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205

Open daily
9am - 5pm
Closed Christmas
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