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Top Ten Museum Highights


  IMAX® Theater
Larger-than-life images will surround you, transporting you to faraway places in our four-and-a-half-story-tall theater.
   
 

Dinosaurs (Prehistoric Journey)
The mysteries of life on Earth unfold in fantastic walk-through environments. See some of the first living creatures, amazing dinosaurs, and one of our early human ancestors.

   
  Hall of Life
Explore your inner universe—the human body! This interactive health education center will teach you how your body works and what you can do to keep it running smoothly.
   
  Egyptian Mummies
Step back in time 3,000 years to examine mysteries of ancient Egypt as we "unwrap" two mummies and learn their secrets.
   
  Alma King (Gems and Minerals)
"It looks like Jell-O!" See this gem-quality clear red crystal—one of the largest examples of Colorado’s new state mineral, rhodochrosite.
   
  Planetarium
Fly through space under a state-of-the-art dome in the all-new Gates Planetarium. From the comfort of you seat youíll marvel at celestial wonders, re-created from data collected in observatories around the world.
   
  Edge of the Wild
Listen to a mountain lion mother calling her cubs and help wildlife managers track her through the suburbs. You can see, hear, touch, and even smell Colorado wildlife in this popular diorama hall.
   
  Science Gallery Shows
Have fun participating in daily gallery programs. For details and a schedule, be sure to stop by the Information Desk near the entrance to the Museum.
   
  Space Odyssey
In the Museumís newest, interactive permanent exhibit, the latest technology and knowledgeable Museum Galaxy Guides will transport you through the universe to visit planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies.
   
  Lucy (Prehistoric Journey)
Come face to face with this incredible reconstruction of an early human form by renowned staff artist and paleontologist John Gurche.