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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel

Idaho Springs, CO, USA

The Argo Gold Mine and Mill is a former mining and milling property in Idaho Springs, Colorado. . .

Colorado Aviation Historical Society

Denver, CO, USA

The Colorado Aviation Historical Society is located at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. . .


Colorado Railroad Museum

Golden, CO, USA

This railroad museum features steam locomotives, passenger cars, a reconstructed telegraph office, model trains and other attractions. . .

Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

Golden, CO, USA

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum is a geology museum based in the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. . .


Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver, CO, USA

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

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Fort Collins, CO, USA

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

Georgetown Loop Railroad

Georgetown, CO, USA

The Georgetown Loop Railroad is a 3 ft narrow gauge heritage railroad that runs between Georgetown and Silver Plume. . .

Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado

Boulder, CO, USA

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


National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

Leadville, CO, USA

The National Mining Hall of Fame is dedicated to commemorating the work of miners and people who work with natural resources. . .


South Park City Museum

Fairplay, CO, USA

South Park City is an open-air museum in Fairplay, Colorado. . .

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Denver, CO, USA

The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

Denver Zoo

Denver, CO, USA

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

Dinosaur Ridge

Morrison, CO, USA

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

Downtown Aquarium - Denver

Denver, CO, USA

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

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