Pricing and Discounts

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Save time and money when you reserve your tickets online! Guests and Members are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online. A separate, timed ticket is also required for all guests for the Planetarium and Infinity Theater.

Peak Pricing

Save $1 for off peak entry times when you purchase online! 


Save $1 for off peak entry times when you purchase online!


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. Proof of eligibility required–SNAP EBT Card. Buy online or walk up. 

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ASTC Passport

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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All who currently serve or have served in the U.S. Military receive a $3 discount on Museum Admission and a 10% discount on Dual through Family Plus memberships.

Present a valid military ID at time of purchase; at the museum only.

Blue Star Museums

May 21-Sept. 5, 2022

Complimentary admission for active-duty United States military personnel including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, as well as Active Duty and Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps and up to five family members. Tickets are required for all in the party.

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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.

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College Students

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

Colorado K-12 Educators

We offer complimentary Museum Admission to any licensed Colorado K-12 educator.

Proof eligibility - valid staff ID.

MyDenver Card

All MyDenver Card holders receive free general admission in 2022 when they present their card between June 4 and August 21, or in the month of December. For information, please call us at 303.370.6000.

Bank of America Museums on Us 2022

Bank of America offers cardholders free general admission to more than 225 cultural institutions in dozens of cities across the US. Museums on Us is available to Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit cardholders during the first full weekend of every month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card with photo ID to gain one free general admission to the Museum.

2022 Museums on Us dates:

  • August 6th & 7th
  • September 3rd & 4th
  • October 1st & 2nd
  • November 5th & 6th
  • December 3rd & 4th
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2023 SCFD Free Days

Satisfy your science curiosity during our SCFD Free Days and Free Nights. No need to reserve your Free Day or Free Night ticket ahead of time online. Walk up anytime during Free Days or Free Nights and gain access to the Wildlife Halls or our permanent exhibitions. Feel free to reserve an online ticket if you'd like to visit a temporary exhibition, the planetarium or Infinity Theater.

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.

The 2023 DMNS SCFD Free Days are:

Monday, January 9th
Sunday, January 29th
Monday, February 6th
Sunday, February 26th
Sunday April, 30th
Wednesday, June 28th Free Night
Wednesday, August 16th Free Night
Wednesday, September 6th Free Night
Monday, September 18th
Sunday, October 15th
Monday, December 4th

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.  

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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!

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