This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Denver area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Denver, CO, USA

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a municipal natural history and science museum. . .

Denver, CO, USA

The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre facility owned by the City and County of Denver. . .

Morrison, CO, USA

The Dinosaur Ridge area is one of the world's most famous dinosaur fossil localities. . .

Denver, CO, USA

Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant in Denver. . .

Fort Collins, CO, USA

The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is a partnership of two educational institutions that merged in 2008. . .

Boulder, CO, USA

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History houses more than 4 million artifacts and specimens. . .

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