Denver Museum of Nature & Science to Offer Free Admission to MY Denver Card Holders through Summer

DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced another expansion to the MY Denver Card program today. Beginning today (June 2) and extending through Aug. 23, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will provide free admission to all MY Denver Card holders.

“I am thrilled that the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will welcome our MY Denver Card holders for free throughout the summer,” Mayor Hancock said. “By providing safe environments for students to learn and express themselves during the summer break, this program is helping prepare our kids to compete and succeed in school and beyond.”

“You never know what will spark imagination, curiosity and creativity, and we’re excited to have the potential to be a catalyst for so many students,” said George Sparks, President and CEO of the Museum. “We hope to see every MY Denver Card student take advantage of this benefit during the summer.”

Launched in 2013, MY Denver Card offers free, year-round access to Denver’s 25 recreation centers and 29 pools, multiple arts, science and cultural venues, and serves as a library card for more than 100,000 Denver children ages 5 to 18.

MY Denver Card has become a national model for keeping children engaged in positive activities when school is not in session. The program was made possible by Denver voters’ overwhelming support in 2012 of Measure 2A to restore funding to a number of city programs.

Learn more about the MY Denver Card program and its benefits at https://www.denvergov.org/educationandchildren/OfficeofChildrensAffairs/MyDenverCard/tabid/445459/Default.aspx.

About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science 
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region’s leading resource for informal science education. Our mission is to be catalyst and ignite the community’s passion for nature and science. The Museum envisions an empowered community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. As such, a variety of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn more about the Museum, visit dmns.org, or call 303-370-6000. Many of the Museum’s educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Connect with the Museum on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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