Our wonderful Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers families so much to see, do and explore. A visit can easily fill the entire day with wonder, knowledge and lots of fun. And, thanks to our city’s Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, you can expand your mind, not your wallet on the institution’s annual FREE Days. The next one is Monday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Museum admission is FREE for everyone.
You do need to reserve your free, timed ticket. Because of the special celebration, tickets for the morning times are going quickly.
On Space Night special guests from local aerospace industries will host space-themed activities. Watch a “60 Minutes in Space” presentation to get the latest in space news or spend some time in the Space Odyssey exhibition. Explore “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs,” get lost in “Mazes & Brain Games,” catch an IMAX show or check out the Planetarium.
Sometimes the DMNS ticketing system is fussy. So, for tickets go here.
Where it says “Selected Date” click on the blue box to open up the calendar and choose Monday, September 19. Then, available times and tickets should appear.
Additionally, separate timed tickets are required for:
- Space Odyssey (free)
- Discovery Zone (free)
- SUE: The T-rex Experience ($6 – $9)
Tickets required for all members and guests, ages 3 and up.
Where you see the calendar in the blue box, click on it and choose September 19. Then, tickets will be available.
Your tickets are attached to your confirmation letter and may be scanned from your phone.
The prestigious institution is known for its famous wildlife dioramas, extensive work in archeology, anthropology and paleontology, as well as human physiology, health, mechanics, astronomy and more.
And, with its revolving and traveling exhibits, young and old alike are bound to entertained, engaged and leave a little smarter. What more can you expect from a museum? It makes for a perfect day of quality time with friends and family.
2022 DMNS Free Days Schedule
The Museum is currently operating under limited capacity for all guests as we follow local and state guidelines. We encourage you to check back before every free day for the latest recommendations, and reserve your tickets in advance.
Monday, January 3 Sunday, January 23 — Guitar Day Monday, February 7 Sunday, February 27 Sunday, May 1 — Dia del Nino Monday, May 23 Wednesday, June 29 (Free Night) Wednesday, August 17 (Free Night) Wednesday, September 7 (Free Night)
Monday, September 19
Sunday, October 9 — Out! at the Museum
Monday, December 5