Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, CO, 80205
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Category: Sites
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 400
  • Site Fee: $600 - $4,500
  • Allows Outside Catering: no
  • Price Range: $30 - $70 PP
  • Allows Outside Alcohol: no
  • All Inclusive Packages: no
  • Outside Ceremony Capability: yes
  • Inside Ceremony Capability: yes
  • Outdoor Event Space: yes
  • Getting Ready Areas: yes
  • Guest Accommodations: no
  • Professional Coordinator Required: yes


The best view in Denver!

Denver’s premier event site, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers a variety of unique options to make your event exceptional. Here, you’ll find many unique spaces ready to provide all the inspiration you need for your next gathering.

The Anschutz Family Sky Terrace is open year-round, weather permitting, and offers magnificent views of City Park, the Denver skyline, and the Rocky Mountains. The Leprino Family Atrium, a collective series of lounges on three floors of the Museum, features walls of glass and equally stunning views. Architectural rings, representing the circles, orbits, and cycles inherent in the natural world, connect each floor. Both the Sky Terrace and Atrium are great places to host your party, wedding reception, or any special event.

The Museum’s exclusive in-house catering staff offers a diverse menu featuring a variety of custom and regional cuisine, along with impeccable service. Whether it’s a formal or casual event, the coordinators and executive chef provide an unforgettable dining experience.

The Museum has space and facilities for both intimate groups of 30 special guests and for grander events of up to 4,000 people. The possibilities for your event are unlimited. Have your event at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science where the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe surround you.

Sample Menu

Hors D’Oeuvres 

Vegetable Summer Roll
Fresh vegetables and rice noodles presented in a delicate rice paper wrap

Seared Tuna Tataki
Poke style in a spoon with wababi caviar and umami onion

Colorado Lamb Crostini
Castle-vetrano olive tapenade, piquillo pepper and arugula

Spanish Style Shrimp 
Pimenton, chorizo,and herb and chili emulsion

Cannelini Bruschetta 
White bean hummus, oven dried tomatoes and roasted mushrooms, 
fresh herbs on a focaccia crostini


Baby Spinach Salad
Spinach, toasted garbanzo beans, marinated tomatoes and 
green olives, buttermilk blue cheese, orange tarragon vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Salad
Roasted gold and red beets, baby greens, toasted hazelnuts, 
shaved manchego cheese, sherry vinaigrette

Frisee and Roasted Mushroom Salad 
Crisp pancetta, chevre, roasted wild mushrooms, and apple cider vinaigrette


Roast Pork Loin 
Caramelized onion potato cake, sherry mushroom demi glace, seasonal vegetables

Filet Mignon 
Red wine demi glace, garlic whipped potato, broccolini 

Wild Caught Salmon
Lemon thyme risotto, seasonal vegetables, citrus beurre blanc


Caramelized Banana Cake
Fresh caramelized bananas on hazelnut banana cake, 
toasted hazelnuts and caramel ice cream 

Lemon Apple Confit
On a biscuit mirliton, walnut nougatine ice cream and calvados sauce

Spiced Caramel Pear
Spiced bread ice cream and house made honeycomb

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