Ages 5+

A 500 ft. long adventure course and art installation. Last entry is at 3:30 pm!

on this adventure

Get ready to scramble, slide and soar!

two children exploring the Willow's Nest feature, a small area filled with art and unique items

uncover the story

Decode a secret language, meet the Council of Creatures and discover unique treasures at every turn. Learn more about the story here.

child emerging from the slinky climb feature

climb up, down and over

Use strength and build bravery by starting your journey in the chimney climb, then tackle the spider web, navigate through cluster climbers and see cars zip by below in the slinky climb! 

two children walking across a rope bridge

cross and crawl bridges

Conquer one bridge after the other, from natural logs to shiny glass.  

child wearing a helmet coming out of the end of a slide


Fly through rainbow prisms in a 70 ft. slide or travel from one space to the next in the chute slide. 

a family at the lookout point of Adventure Forest

get elevated

Discover panoramic views of Denver in the tippy top look out point that sits 90 ft. above the south banks of Platte River and is exactly “5280.” 

graphic-designed feather with paint splatter

what you need to know

Climbers must be 5 years old or 44" tall, and be able to climb independently. There are no adults without children allowed at the Museum. Adventure Forest will close in the event of inclement weather, including high temperatures.

Click here for rules, recommendations and all you need to know for an epic climb.

Adventure Forest exhibit logo

We wanted to help other non-profit organizations craft world-class learning experiences, so we created The Exhibits Team. Our exhibit experts can provide advice on the many decisions involved with designing, fabricating, installing and maintaining museum exhibits.



Open 7 days a week from 9 am - 4 pm.

No adults are allowed in the Museum without a child, and no children without an adult.


Tickets not available for purchase online.

  • Under Age 1: Free
  • Age 1: $17.75
  • Ages 2 - 59: $19.75
  • Age 60+: $17.75
  • Members: Free
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