The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is located in the Henderson Building on the University of Colorado-Boulder campus between 15th and 16th Streets, just east of Broadway. The walking map below shows how to get to the Museum from parking lots on campus.

If arriving by school bus, we recommend that you drop the students off near the University Memorial Center on Euclid Street and walk the short distance to the Museum.

Map of campus showing the Museum of Natural History labelled


Euclid Parking Garage
Visitor parking is conveniently located in the Euclid Parking Garage. Open 24/7, the Euclid Parking Garage is located between Broadway and 18th Street (east of the UMC) and is a "Pay by Plate" paystation lot. You will need to have your license plate number to pay at any of the paystations located at each pedestrian exit.
Monday - Saturday (7:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m.) the EPG parking rate is $2.00 per hour up to three hours; after three hours the rate is $4.00 per hour. From 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. weeknights and all day Sunday the parking rate is $1.00 per hour. EPG paystations accept payment by credit card, coin and ParkMobile (Zone 6334). EPG is subject to special event parking arrangements.
Lot 208
The parking lot in front of the Museum (Lot 208) is a permit only lot weekdays from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Parking is available to non-permit holders for varying rates during the times listed below.
  • Monday through Saturday 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: $2.00 per hour
  • Monday through Saturday 7:00 pm – 7:00 am: $1.00 per hour
  • Sunday all day: $1.00 per hour
Paystations accept payment by credit card, coin and Parkmobile (Zone 6336).
Off-campus parking
It is possible to park in the residential area west of Broadway. Parking in these areas is limited to two hours during the week. There is no time limit during the weekend. There are also 2- and 4-hour metered spaces on University Hill, west of Broadway and north of the Museum.

More Information

For more information on getting to the Museum or finding parking, please contact the Museum via email at or by telephone at 303-492-6892.