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Spring Break is March 30 to April 3! We're lucky to have many free, family activities in the Mile High City from exploring dinosaur fossils to learning how candy is made.


Free Everyday Activities 

Whether it's a rainy day at home or a day full of errands, there are plenty of free activities in our Summer Learning Guide to help keep your children learning outside of school. Spring Break is a great time to encourage children to keep their brains working!


Free Tours and Activities

Learn how coins are made at the Denver Mint.

See deer, raptors and more at Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge.

Watch how candy is made at Hammond's Candy Factory.

Go on a Nature Hunt at Hudson Gardens.

Unearth fossils at Dinosaur Ridge.

Learn how lightning is created at The National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Check out the hands-on observation room at Lookout Mountain Nature Center.

Enjoy a Free Day at the Denver Art Museum on Saturday, April 4.

See the beautiful natural amphitheater of Red Rocks - be sure to enjoy to hiking trails around this popular concert venue.

Check out the free art exhibits, programs and storytime at the Denver Public Library.

Let your child's imagination take flight with Wings Over the Rockies' program. Students age 12-17 will learn to build and fly an R/C model airplane. Scholarships available.

Create your own mythic creature in the new exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Watch free educational videos through Khan Academy.


Free Admission to Zoos, Museums and More

With Spring Break starting next week, it's a great time to make sure your children are registered for the MY Denver Card! Whether you're visiting the zoo, museums or recreation centers, the MY Denver card offers free admission to some places as well as other benefits, giving students great options to fill their time during out-of-school days. Visit their website.


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