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"Día del Niño"/"Children's Day at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd Denver,CO 80205 United States (map)

Mexican Cultural Center and Denver Museum of Nature & Science host annual free "Día del Niño" celebration April 30

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center and Telemundo Denver to host the fourth annual “Día del Niño: celebrating all children” for SCFD Community Free Day on April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Día del niño: celebrating all children is an event for the whole family and it is considered a manifestation from several cultures at the same time honoring children and childhood. Promotes the importance of family and family participation through languages, arts and science” said Marcela de la Mar, Executive Director of the Mexican Cultural Center.

New this year, the Museum is excited to host the Denver Public Schools showcase stage with special performances by students. The day will also include music and dance performances, face painting, crafts, Colorado sports mascots, Mr. Bones the Paleo Puppeteer, the Denver Public Library’s bookmobile, and a Museum-wide scavenger hunt.

Dia del Nino guests will also enjoy discounts on admission to the temporary exhibition “Vikings: Beyond the Legend” and the Museum’s IMAX and Planetarium theaters. Special tickets are required for the temporary exhibition and the theater shows.

Transportation and Parking: Limited free parking is available at the Museum, so alternative transportation is highly encouraged. Additional free parking will be available at East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade. Free shuttle buses will run throughout the day between the Museum and the high school.

Lyft ridesharing service is offering $5 off the first three rides for new users with the code DMNSNEW2017.

For more information about the Museum’s Dia del Nino celebration, visit

About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region’s leading resource for informal science education. Our mission is to be a catalyst and ignite the community’s passion for nature and science. The Museum offers a wide variety of engaging exhibitions, programs, activities and scientific research to inspire public appreciation and understanding of the wonders of Colorado, Earth and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. Information: or 303.370.6000. Many of the Museum’s educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Connect with the Museum on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About the Mexican Cultural Center:

The Mexican Cultural Center is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, established in April 1992.The Mexican Cultural Center’s mission is to promote the Mexican Culture in the State of Colorado. The Mexican Cultural Center is dedicated to conveying the richness of Mexican culture through arts and education and working in collaboration with other institutions in the State to enhance the effectiveness of its programs and have a greater impact within the community. The Mexican Cultural Center is located at 5350 Leetsdale Dr., Suite 200 W, Denver, CO, 80246. To learn more, call 303-331-0172. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and subscribe to our newsletter by visiting our website.

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