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Pricing and Discounts

We are currently selling tickets for Museum Admission, IMAX, Planetarium, "Stonehenge" and "Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze". 

When You Visit the Museum

When you visit the Museum, you will play a role in creating a safe place for everyone to enjoy. We are asking guests to take the following steps to help protect themselves and ensure the best possible experience for everyone: 

  • Wash your hands frequently.  
  • Maintain physical distance of at least 6 feet from other groups.  
  • Stay home and enjoy a Museum visit another day if you are not feeling well. 
See All COVID-19 Safety Measures

Timed Tickets Required

Guests and Members are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online. All guests, regardless of age, are required to have a timed ticket for entry into the Museum. A separate, timed ticket is also required for all guests for: IMAX, Planetarium and temporary exhibitions. 

  • Entry times will take place every 20 minutes beginning at the top of each hour during operational hours, and admission lines will be marked for physical distancing purposes.   
  • Tickets will be emailed to you. Simply pull up your ticket(s) on your smartphone device upon arrival so that Museum staff can scan it upon entry. This method is strongly encouraged; however, you may bring a printed copy of your ticket.

Museum Pricing

General Admission

  • Adult
    Peak:$19.95
    Online
    Off-Peak:
    $18.95
  • Youth
    (3-18)
    Peak:$14.95
    Online
    Off-Peak:
    $13.95
  • Senior
    (65+)
    Peak:$16.95
    Online
    Off-Peak:
    $15.95
  • Under 3
    Peak:FREE
    Online
    Off-Peak:
    FREE

Planetarium

  • $5.00
  • $4.00
  • $4.00
  • FREE

IMAX

  • $7.00
  • $6.00
  • $6.00
  • FREE

Special Exhibit

  • $9.00
  • $7.00
  • $7.00
  • FREE

Member Pricing

General Admission

  • Adult
    FREE
    Online:FREE
  • Youth (3-18)
    FREE
    Online:FREE
  • Senior (65+)
    FREE
    Online:FREE
  • Under 3
    FREE
    Online:FREE

Planetarium

  • $5.00
  • $4.00
  • $4.00
  • FREE

IMAX

  • $7.00
  • $6.00
  • $6.00
  • FREE

Special Exhibit

  • $8.00
  • $6.00
  • $6.00
  • FREE

Group Pricing

For Group Planners

Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers a 10% discount to groups of 10 or more nonmembers with advanced reservations. Enjoy special itineraries and lunch options; we will work to accommodate your group’s needs!

2021 SCFD Free Days

The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District is a voter-approved special district in the seven-county metro area that provides a stable source of supplemental funding to more than 300 scientific and cultural organizations inside the district's boundaries. The SCFD collects a one-tenth of 1 percent sales-and-use tax (or one penny on every $10 spent), providing approximately $40 million each year to area cultural attractions both small and large.

Satisfy your science curiosity in a safe environment during our SCFD Free Days. The Museum is currently operating under limited capacity for all guests as we follow local and state guidelines. We encourage you to check back before every free day for the latest recommendations, and reserve your tickets in advance. 

Museum Admission is free on the dates listed below.

  • Monday, January 4- Free Day
  • Sunday, January 24- Free Day
  • Monday, February 8- Free Day, Darwin Day
  • Sunday, February 28- Free Day
  • Sunday, April 25- Free Day, Dia Del Nino
  • Sunday, May 23- Free Day, Space Day
  • Wednesday, June 30- Free Night 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11- Free Night 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 1- Free Night 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Monday, September 20- Free Day
  • Monday, October 4- Free Day, Out at the Museum: LGBTQ Community Day
  • Monday, December 6- Free Day

Other Significant DMNS Free Dates:
Saturday, November 6-Night at the Museums



El Scientific & Cultural Facilities District es un distrito especial aprobado por el electorado, que abarca siete condados de la zona metropolitana de Denver. SCFD es una fuente estable de fondos suplementarios para más de 300 organizaciones científicas y culturales dentro de los límites del distrito. Mediante la recaudación de un décimo del 1 por ciento de los impuestos a las ventas/usos (un centavo por cada $10), SCFD les proporciona alrededor de $40 millones anuales a las atracciones culturales de la zona, tanto grandes como pequeñas.

Satisface tu curiosidad científica en un espacio seguro durante los Días Gratuitos SCFD. Actualmente, el Museo está abierto con capacidad limitada para todos nuestros visitantes, mientras seguimos las ordenes de salud pública. Les pedimos que revisen esta página antes de cada Día Gratuito para obtener las recomendaciones más recientes, y reserven su boleto gratuito con hora asignada con anticipación.  

Available Discounts

Blue Star Museums

May 15 to Sept. 6, 2021 - Free Museum Admission for active-duty United States military personnel and up to five of their family members. Proof of eligibility required – active military ID. 

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SNAP/Museums for All

$1 Museum Admission for up to 10 people in a party for those with a SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) card. You can also purchase $4 tickets for “Stonehenge” Proof of eligibility required – SNAP EBT Card. If you’re unable to purchase tickets online, please call 303.370.6000 to speak to an agent. 

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ASTC Passport

Year-round – Free Museum admission for two adults and their children up to 18 years old for members of ASTC organizations that are located more than 90 miles from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science or from your home. Proof of eligibility required – a valid membership card with ASTC logo.

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Military

As of October 1, 2018 all who serve or have served in the U.S. military receive a $3 discount on general admission to the Museum and a 10% discount on Dual through Family Plus level memberships.

To utilize this discount, please present a valid military ID at the time of transaction. These offers are available onsite at the Museum only. 

Denver CityPASS

Create your own Denver experience! Save up to 40% on admission to Denver Museum of Nature & Science plus your choice of 2, 3 or 4 more top Denver attractions. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 7-day period.

*No advanced registration required, upon arrival,  check in at the ticketing desk to activate your CityPASS for the day! Purchase your CityPASS online for immediate, paperless delivery to your mobile device.

Get the Denver CityPASS

College Students

Show a valid student ID and receive 10% off Museum admission, IMAX, Planetarium, or temporary exhibition tickets.

Colorado K-12 Educators

We offer free general Museum admission to any licensed Colorado K-12 educator.

Proof of eligibility required – A valid staff ID.

MY Denver Card

All MY Denver Card holders receive free general admission in 2021 when they present their card on the following dates: June 1 to August 22 and December 1 to 31 in 2021