SCFD Community Free Day: Monday, October 24

En Español


See a geyser erupt

Watch “Cool Faithful,” a working model of a real geyser, as it erupts high in the air, then predict the next eruption.

South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Fun with the National Park Service

Find your favorite park and enjoy activities celebrating National Fossil Day with the National Park Service.

South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Dinosaur Detective

Uncover clues from the past and imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state fossil, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

Morgridge Family Exploration Center, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Museum Earth Sciences Collections

Meet Museum paleontologists and touch, see, and explore specimens from the Museum’s own earth sciences collections

Bridge, Level 2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Our water’s underground journey

Track the movement of groundwater using an interactive model with students from Arapahoe Community College.

South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.


Western Interior Paleontological Society

Discover local fossils and learn how to identify them.

South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Mineral Education Coalition

Explore the importance of mining and minerals in your everyday life.

South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Extreme Mammals

Check out life-size models of the largest land mammal ever, plus mix and match costume pieces to create a one-of-a-kind extreme mammal.

Phipps Special Exhibits Gallery, Level 3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Prehistoric Journey

Discover how studying fossils teaches us about the history of life, past climates, and ancient landscapes.

Prehistoric Journey, Level 3, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Free Face Painting

Get your face painted with a fun design.

Leprino Family Atrium, Level 2, 10 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and 2–4:45 p.m.


Mr. Bones

Check out paleopuppeteer “Mr. Bones” and his life-size dinosaur puppets.

Throughout the Museum, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Popsicle the SCFD Polar Bear Mascot

Meet Popsicle the polar bear and get a selfie and a big bear hug.

Throughout the Museum, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.


We've partnered up with the ridesharing app Lyft to get you to and from After Dark Soiree for $20 off! New to lyft? Claim your credits here.

^ Back to Top