University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
Permanent, temporary and traveling exhibits include Southwestern pottery, textiles, fossils, rare plants and beetles. The museum hosts regular programming, workshops and other events. Don’t miss the second-largest bird collection in the Rocky Mountains or the impressive triceratops display. The museum is open seven days a week, and admission is free. The first Saturday of each month is Family Day, with special activities.
Through March 30: RARE II, an exhibit of botanical illustrations featuring Colorado’s globally imperiled plants
Through March 31: Becoming Butterflies
Check online for a full calendar of events.
Henderson Building, Broadway at 15th Street, 303-492-6892; http://cumuseum.colorado.edu.