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The CU Museum is going virtual! We're offering a wide range of online exhibits and resources for students, families, and community members.
Featuring five exhibition galleries to explore natural and human history through engaging and interactive displays. Open seven days a week and always free!
Take your curiosity on a play date. Free programs engage children and families throughout the year.
With nearly five million objects, the CU Museum houses the largest natural history collection in the region.
Engage with experts and artists while meeting others who share your passion for natural and cultural history.
Hands-on learning with real objects enriches the classroom experience. Check out our guided tours, workshops, and kit programs.
We offer a Master's of Science in Museum & Field Studies as well as a Professional Certificate for museum professionals and graduate students in other departments.
Join us and become a part of the story. From exhibits and programs to research and collections, your support helps bring science and culture to life for current and future generations.
Join us online for lectures and programs.
Go behind the scenes of the CUMNH in our new podcast.
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Weekly blog featuring objects from our collection.
Activities and projects for family fun at home.
Understand when, why, and how horses shaped human history by studying horse equipment and ancient animal bones. ES
Take an interactive 3D tour of Paleontology Hall with educational videos, photos, and information panels. ES
Algae are a large and diverse group of aquatic organisms that are photosynthetic. Learn more through the art of 2020 Phycology students.
Snakes play an important role in the ecosystems in which they live. Discover all 29 species found in Colorado!
The BATP is a living resource that preserves the cherished place of apple trees in Boulder culture.
Free programs and hands-on exhibits engage children and families throughout the year.
Family DaysMornings at the MuseumBirthday Parties
Check out our programs for lectures and workshops. Study or meet with students in the Biolounge. Use the museum for a class project!
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AIA Lecture SeriesTree Walks
Our guided programs are fun, interactive, and developed to address state and local school curriculum standards.
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Join us today and support the Museum’s ongoing mission of research, education, and stewardship of the largest collection of natural and human history artifacts in the Rocky Mountain Region. Learn more about becoming a Museum Insider!