Press Kits


  • Chocolate: The Exhibition

    February 12 - May 8, 2016

    Chocolate. The word conjures up visions of candy bars, hot fudge sundaes, rich brownies and other indulgences, yet chocolate’s origin as a bitter seed found deep in the rainforest has been known for thousands of years. Chocolate: The Exhibition — opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Feb. 12 — engages all the senses as guests trace the story of the “food of the gods,” from its earliest cultivation among the ancient Maya to its status today as the world’s favorite sweet treat.

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  • Chocolate: la exposición

    Febrero 12–Mayo 8, 2016

    Chocolate. La palabra evoca visiones de barras de chocolate, helados con salsa de chocolate, deliciosos brownies y otros deleites si bien el origen del chocolate como una semilla amarga que se halla en regiones profundas de las selvas tropicales se conoce desde hace miles de años. Chocolate: la exposición estimulará sus cinco sentidos mientras sigue la historia del «alimento de los dioses» desde que los antiguos mayas empezaron a cultivarlo hasta su status actual como el dulce preferido en todo el mundo.

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  • The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

    October 23, 2015 - January 31, 2016 

    The game is afoot, but all is not what it seems! Step into Victorian London and test your powers of observation as you work alongside the world’s most famous detective in The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The experience combines science and history to bring to life the era vividly portrayed in the beloved Sherlock Holmes stories. 

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  • La Exposición Internacional de Sherlock Holmes

    23 de octubre de 2015–31 de enero de 2016

    ¡El juego está en marcha, pero no todo es lo que aparenta ser! Visita la Londres victoriana y pon a prueba tus habilidades de observación, mientras trabajas al lado del detective más famoso del mundo en La Exposición Internacional de Sherlock Holmes, en el Denver Museum of Nature & Science. La experiencia combina ciencia e historia para recrear la era tan vívidamente retratada en las amadas  historias de Sherlock Holmes.

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  • The Power of Poison

    July 10, 2015 - January 10, 2016

    Don’t bite from the poison apple … he writes with a poison-pen … that spider is poisonous! Poison has a bad rap, yet it actually plays a fascinating role in natural and cultural history. The new exhibition The Power of Poison—opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Friday, July 10—explores its many paradoxes. Whether used as a defense against predators, a source of magical strength, or a lifesaving medical treatment, the story of poison is surprising at every turn. 

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  • El Poder del Veneno

    Nueva exposición a partir del viernes, 10 de julio

    ¡No muerdas esa manzana envenenada … él usa veneno para escribir con su pluma … esa araña es ponzoñosa! El veneno tiene mala reputación a pesar de que desempeña un papel fascinante en la historia de la naturaleza y las culturas. El Poder del Veneno —la nueva exposición del Denver Museum of Nature & Science que será inaugurada el viernes, 10 de julio — explora sus muchas paradojas. Ya sea como defensa contra depredadores, como fuente de fortaleza mágica o como tratamiento médico para salvar vidas, la historia del veneno es sorprendente en cada caso.

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  • Discovery Zone

    The new Discovery Zone on Level 2 is made possible by Kaiser Permanente. Its activities will help build a strong foundation of science skills for young children through hands-on, highly experiential Museum experiences.

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  • The Morgridge Family Exploration Center

    The brand new Morgridge Family Exploration Center will add 126,000 square feet and five levels of discovery to the Museum, providing even more space to engage, delight, and spark your imagination.

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  • The Snowmastodon Project™

    In October 2010, a bulldozer operator working near a Colorado ski area uncovered the tusk of a young female mammoth. Over the next 10 months, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science conducted its largest-ever fossil excavation, yielding a treasure trove of well-preserved Ice Age fossils.  Museum crews uncovered 5,000 bones of 41 kinds of Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons, ground sloths, camels, deer, horses, and giant bison.  The preserved series of Ice Age fossil ecosystems is one of the most significant fossil discoveries ever made in Colorado. This discovery at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village will change forever our understanding of alpine life in the Ice Age.

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