The Denver Museum of Nature & Science
At a Glance
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science inspires curiosity and excites minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world’s unique treasures.
To create a community of critical thinkers who understand the lessons of the past and act as responsible stewards of the future.
President & CEO
Dr. Bridget Coughlin
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Programs and Curator of Human Health
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Visitor Experience
Dr. Kirk Johnson
Vice President of Research & Collections and Chief Curator
Vice President of Information Technology
Vice President of Development
Download the 2009 Annual Report (PDF | 2,098KB)
The Museum has expertise and provides programming in five main areas. Our exhibitions, IMAX films, lectures, classes, and programs pertain to one or more of the following core competencies:
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has been awarded the highest honor a museum can receive—accreditation by the American Association of Museums. Accreditation certifies that a museum operates according to standards set forth by the museum profession, manages its collections responsibly, and provides quality service to the public. Of the more than 16,000 museums nationwide, only some 750 are accredited.
- Street: 2001 Colorado Blvd.
- Postcode: 80205
- City: Denver
- State: CO
- Telephone: 303-370-6000