2424 Hwy 6 and 50
Grand Junction, CO 81505

The Children's Nature Center (CNC) is the only living museum within a 250-mile radius that exhibits exotic animals in naturalist habitats. The center hosts more than 120 unique creatures, ranging from 13-foot pythons to 1-inch-long dart frogs to lively stingrays. Our living and inanimate exhibits are all designed to educate guests on animals, wildlife, and the environment.  Join us!  It's Wild in Here!!!

Category:Children's Museum, Museum, Nature Experience, Nature Interpretive Center, Nature Tour, Science Museum
Disabled Traveler Information:ADA-compliant, Handicapped Parking, Wheelchair-friendly
Discounts:Group Discount
Facility Amenities:Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Interpretive Displays, Meeting Facilities, Parking, Self-guided Tours
General Information:Brochures, Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 to 4:00pm Sunday Noon to 4:00pm, Open Year-Round
Group Amenities:Group Prices, Maximum Group Number: 95, Minimum Group Number: 21
Guest Information:Children Allowed, Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome
Location:Airport (within 3 mi.), Colorado National Monument (within 5 mi.), Interstate/Expressway (1 mi. from exit), Wine Country (within 3 mi. of a winery)
Suitable For Ages:Adults (18+), Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Toddlers (up to 5), Tweens (9-12)
Time to Experience:1 - 2 hours, Multi-day