About the Museum

About the Museum

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The mission of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is to contribute to the knowledge of the natural world and human history through research, teaching, and public education.

The Museum and Field Studies Graduate Program offers students an opportunity to earn a Master of Science degree or a certificate of Museum Studies.

The Museum’s exhibition galleries are open to the public, free of charge, seven days a week and the Museum offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year. 

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