Dinosaur Detectives

Dinosaur Detectives, Grades PreK-1

Become a paleontologist in this studio program! Facilitated by a professional Museum educator, uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state dinosaur, Stegosaurus, roamed the land. Explore Prehistoric Journey using a guide designed to connect your class with the exhibition, and learn through play in Discovery Zone.

A Spanish speaking bilingual educator may be available upon request. The museum can also provide Spanish program materials for students and chaperones. 

1 chaperone per 10 students is required. Programs are currently limited to 20 students and 4 chaperones due to COVID-19 precautions. Face coverings are required during facilitated Field Trip Adventure programming in our indoor studios. Price: $235 per program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Group Size:

Capacity for each facilitated Field Trip Adventure (FTA) program is currently reduced. A maximum of 20 students and 4 chaperones are allowed per FTA program. 1 chaperone per 10 students is required. DMNS is actively monitoring all public health guidelines for school groups.

Face Coverings:

DMNS prioritizes the health and safety of our guests, staff and community. Face coverings are encouraged for everyone visiting the Museum. 

Physical Distancing:

We are currently not requiring physical distancing for students in our Field Trip Adventure (FTA) programming. If your school has guidelines that requires students to be distanced, please reach out to us at 303.370.6000 to discuss accommodations or other options.

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Field Trip Checklist

School Bus Map

The customized itinerary contains details of your entire field trip from arrival to departure. The only fixed times are the program start times.

This tool is designed to help teachers and chaperones explore the exhibit spaces with their students and connect to the facilitated program. Guides are available in English and Spanish.

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