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Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Body Worlds 2: Never before has an exhibition offered such an intimate look at the human body. More than 200 real human specimens—whole bodies, healthy and diseased organs, body parts and slices—present a one-of-a-kind anatomy and physiology lesson. See how your body’s systems relate to one another and work in concert to help you function and survive. View firsthand how lifestyle choices impact your health and how muscles and joints work together during athletic performance.

Other current exhibitions include: Egyptian mummies, gems & minerals, hall of life, N.A. Indian cultures, prehistoric journey, space odyssey, two worlds and wildlife exhibits. Also, watch a planetarium show or IMAX.

9am -5pm Monday - Wednesday
9am - 9pm Thursday - Saturday
9am - 6pm Sunday

The following prices are for general admission for the museum only. Body Worlds 2, the planetarium and IMAX are additional.
General Admission (9am - 5pm)
Adults: $10
Children/Seniors: $6

Museum + Body Worlds 2
It is recommended to go early. Also, some of the slots fill up ahead of time, so if you do not purchase tickets in advance, be prepared for a short wait. Availability can be checked on-line.

Adults: $20 (9am-5pm) / $15 (after 5pm)
Children: $14 (9am-5pm) / $11 (after 5pm)
Seniors: $16.50 (9am-5pm) / $13.50 (after 5pm)

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Fat City
Fun for kids, adults and everyone. Bowling, twister, laser tag, arcade, miniature golf, foam factory, bumper cars and skating.
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Denver Zoo
Visitors can view nearly 4,000 different animals, representing over 700 species -- a rare look at exotic animals like amur leopards, king cobras, black rhinos, coral reef fish, elephants, zebras, vampire bats, gorillas and more.

Open 9am - 6pm everyday.
Ages 12 - 64: $11
Ages 65+: $9
Ages 3 - 11: $7
Under 3: Free
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Water World
At 64 acres, this is one of the largest water parks in the United States, offering themed rides in addition to typical water park fare. For the more daring, the 80-foot-high Flatline offers a drop you won't soon forget.

Open 10am – 6pm everyday.
Adults: $28.95
Kids: $23.95
Look for discounts and coupons at Safeway, Dairy Queen, Dr. Pepper cans, 7-Eleven and Wendy’s.

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Butterfly Pavillion
The Butterfly Pavilion is a 30,000 square foot facility covering five acres Westminster, Colorado. Visitors to the facility find themselves surrounded by more than 1,200 free-flying butterflies while walking through the lush, tropical conservatory. A chrysalis viewing area allows visitors to watch the amazing process of metamorphosis as adult butterflies emerge from their gem-like chrysalids. In the Crawl-A-See-Em, visitors can watch, touch, or take a closer look at some of the world’s most fascinating insects and their relatives. They can discover what it feels like to hold a rose-haired tarantula from Chile, a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach or a giant mealworm. At the Water’s Edge exhibit visitors can experience an up-close, hands on look at the animals that live in the fragile habitat of shoreline tidepools including sea stars, sea hares, peppermint shrimp, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, hermit crabs and other marine invertebrates. Other features include outdoor butterfly gardens, a nature trail, museum store and deli.

Open 9am – 5pm everyday.
Adults: $7.95
Seniors: $5.95
Children: $4.95
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Denver Botanic Gardens
With more than 32,000 plants from such far-away places as Australia, Africa and the Himalayas, Denver Botanic Gardens is recognized as one of the top botanical gardens in the United States. There's something for all ages -- and all five of your senses. Explore 23 acres of fragrance and foliage any time of the year.

Saturday - Tuesday: 9am – 8pm
Wednesday - Friday: 9am – 5pm

Adults: $8.50
Seniors: $5.50
Students (with ID) and Kids 4 - 15: $5.00
Kids under 4: Free

Additional sites at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, a 750-acre wildlife and native plant refuge in Littleton; Mount Goliath, a high altitude trail and interpretive site on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway; and Centennial Gardens, a five-acre formal garden with a Colorado twist in downtown Denver, extend this experience throughout the Front Range.
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Denver Mint Tour
Tours cover both the present state of coin manufacturing as well as the history of the Mint.  Learn about the craftsmanship required at all stages of the minting process, from the original designs and sculptures to the actual striking of the coins.
Reservations are required. All United States Mint tours are free of charge. Guided tours start on the hour and are available from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays).
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Ocean Journey
Experience the underwater dining adventure as you are seated around a 200,000-gallon tank home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays & more! The bottom of the sea decor and inventive menu offer guests a dining experience like no other. Take in the sights & sounds of various geographic environments including a Louisiana Swamp with Alligators and a Rainforest with vibrantly colored Poison Dart Frogs! Dare to get close to one of the largest snakes in world, the reticulated python, in the Sunken Temple. The last stop on your adventure will be at Maharaja's Temple where you will be captivated by the beautiful white tigers.

Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am – 11pm

Before 6pm daily:
Ages 12 - 64: $13.25
Ages 65+: $9.95
Ages 3 - 11: $7.95
Under 3: Free

After 6pm daily:
Ages 12 - 64: $9.95
Ages 65+: $8.95
Ages 3 - 11: $6.95
Under 3: Free

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Celestial Seasonings Tour
Hear the Celestial story from its roots to full bloom. Walk through the Art Gallery and view original paintings from tea boxes, created by some of the country's most famous illustrators. And visit the eclectic collection of very Celestial teapots and teacups. Entertain your taste buds with a Tea Sampling. Taste a new flavor or savor your favorite. There are over 50 varieties to choose from. Stroll through the Celestial Herb Garden, and see herbs and botanicals growing in a beautiful garden setting. Venture into our "rocking and rolling" Factory, where 8 million tea bags are produced daily. Experience The Mint Room, and encounter the mind-clearing power of peppermint and spearmint.

Monday thru Saturday: 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm 
Sunday: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm 
Closed major holidays.

Tours are free and on a first arrival basis. Please note that children must be five years old to go into the factory, including the Mint Room.

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Coors Tour
Welcome to a "close-up look" at what goes on at the Coors Golden brewery over the course of a day.
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Six Flags Elitch Gardens
The park features more than 50 rides, shows and attractions. From mid-May to mid-September, admission also includes the Island Kingdom Water Park.

Open 10am – 10pm everyday.
Current online prices are as follows:
Adults: $34.99
Children: $22.49
If you know in advance that you will be going, I can get discount tickets for $22.50 each. And, if you buy 3 one-day tickets, you get one ticket free. This offer is available through June 18. If interested, let us know and we will get the tickets for you.

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Looking for more?
Check out the Denver Tourism Guide for more amusement parks.