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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is showcasing two new exhibitions that will take you on a journey from the natural world to ancient history. See creatures that glow, blink, flash and flicker at Creatures of Light, and explore one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century at the Dead Sea Scrolls.​

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Creatures of Light

Dates: Feb. 23 - June 10, 2018
Tickets: Free with Museum Admission

 

Our world is full of dazzling creatures that glow, blink, flash and flicker. From a cave in New Zealand to a lagoon in Puerto Rico, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will enlighten and entertain with its latest exhibition, Creatures of Light.

But it raises an important question: How do these creatures pull it off? Find out by participating in fun activities, examining real animals, and checking out giant models and immersive environments.

The exhibit will include glowworms, plankton, fireflies, jellyfish, coral, GloFish, fungi and minerals.


Dead Sea Scrolls

Dates: March 16 - Sept. 3, 2018
Tickets: Buy Now
 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will host the Dead Sea Scrolls, opening March 16, 2018. The Dead Sea Scrolls represent one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century.

The regional premiere of this exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see authentic Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient manuscripts that include the oldest known biblical documents dating back over 2,000 years.

In addition, guests can explore the largest collection of artifacts from the Holy Land ever assembled for display, including inscriptions and seals, weapons, stone carvings, terracotta figurines, remains of religious symbols, coins, shoes, textiles, mosaics, ceramics, and jewelry.