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Denver Museum of Nature & Science to extend Friday hours

DMNS will stay open until 10 p.m. on Fridays through Oct. 30, 2020.
Credit: Alex Kirk, KUSA

DENVER — The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) will offer expanded hours in 2020.

The museum will be open until 10 p.m. on Fridays beginning Jan. 17. The extended hours will last through Friday, Oct. 30.

Admission prices will remain the same and general admission is free for members. Food, drinks, and tickets for upcharged temporary exhibitions, IMAX films (5 and 6 p.m.), and the Hollywood Favorites at 7 p.m. will be available.

DMNS is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day.

DMNS will also offer 12 Community Free Days and Nights, made possible by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, in 2020:

  • Jan. 6
  • Jan. 26
  • Feb. 10
  • Feb. 23
  • April 26 (Día del Niño)
  • May 31
  • July 1 (5 – 10 p.m. only)
  • Aug. 12 (5 – 10 p.m. only)
  • Sept. 2 (5 – 10 p.m. only)
  • Sept. 21
  • Oct. 11
  • Dec. 6 (Museum’s 120th birthday)

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, located at 2001 Colorado Blvd. in Denver's City Park, features exhibits, discussions and activities as well as IMAX and planetarium presentations. Founded in 1900 as the Colorado Museum of Natural History, the museum houses more than one million objects in its collections.

To learn more about the museum, visit DMNS.org or call 303-370-6000. 

Credit: Alex Kirk, KUSA
Credit: Denver Museum of Nature & Science