Morrison Natural History MuseumEducation in Morrison, Colorado
- Matt Bille, science writer, Colorado Springs
Bar one or two fossils, everything
I cannot stress how much fun I had when I visited here, it really was a golden little nugget of a place. I've been to some quite big and fancy Dinosaur Museums, where the collection
...adult maybe not!
MORRISON DINO PASS! Two premier paleontological institutions now accessible by purchasing one convenient ticket! Morrison’s Dinosaur Ridge and the Morrison Natural History Museum have teamed up to offer visitors a joint ticket that includes admission to both institutions for a discounted price—the Morrison Dino Pass.
$17 for adults (12 and over) or $13 for kids (3-11) gets you admittance to both destinations for one low price. That’s a $1 savings on regular ticket prices, and... you have up to 10 days to visit both. Buy your joint Dino Pass at either location.
Morrison Natural History Museum
501 Colorado 8, Morrison, CO 80465
303-697-1873 - http://www.mnhm.org/244/Tickets
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
16831 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO 80465
303-697-3466 - www.dinoridge.org
As the weather warms, our rather snappy local reptiles have become active. This Prairie Rattlesnake was captured and relocated from MNHM’s grounds today.
Remember, keep your eyes peeled for critters as you enjoy Colorado’s great outdoors.