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DAILY 9:30 A.M. – 5 P.M.

K-12 Field Trips

Book an exciting, hands-on school program for your students! Field trips to the museum feature standards- and inquiry-based educational programming to engage your K-12 students.

Admission for school groups is $6.50 per person (students and adults), and includes:

If your school group is not an accredited curriculum-based school in session, refer to Group Visits.

Guided Programs

All Guided Programs (pdf) feature hands-on portions with biofacts and/or live animals, and are correlated to Colorado Academic Standards. Programs are 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the chosen program and your schedule.

Wild Outdoor Skills Workshops

Book an outdoor skills adventure for your group to be held at our beautiful location! Our experienced staff and certified instructors help your K-12 students build skills while learning about equipment, ecology and the environment. Choose from our on-site fishing, astronomy and GPS/geocaching workshops. Programs can generally be adapted to the needs and abilities of the group. Availability of programs is dependent on several factors and may not be available on all dates. Minimum attendance or program fees apply, please contact us for more information, call 303-315-9431 or email museumeducation@ucdenver.edu.

Teaching Trunks

Use one of our eight different teaching trunks (pdf), each with a unique wildlife or conservation theme that will enhance learning in your classroom. Trunk contents are designed to provide classroom teachers with engaging, hands-on activities that will supplement your curriculum

Teaching Trunks are available to check out (pdf) for a $15 fee for a two-week period. A $25 refundable deposit, per trunk, is required when picking up your trunk. A fee will be charged if the trunk is not returned by the due date, or if there is damage to the contents.