Plan Your Visit

Directions & Parking

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is located in the Henderson Building on the University of Colorado-Boulder campus between 15th and 16th Streets, just east of Broadway. The walking map below shows how to get to the Museum from Euclid AutoPark.

View a driving map for driving directions to the Museum.

If arriving by school bus, we recommend that you drop the students off near the University Memorial Center on Euclid Street and walk the short distance to the Museum.


Visitor parking is conveniently located in the Euclid AutoPark. Open 24/7, Euclid AutoPark (EAP) is located between Broadway and 18th Street (east of the UMC) and is a "Pay by Plate" paystation lot. You will need to have your license plate number to pay at any of the paystations located at each pedestrian exit. 

The EAP parking rate is $2.00 per hour up to three hours, during the hours of 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM. After three hours, the rate is $4.00 per hour. The parking fee is $4.00 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m. each weeknight and all day Saturday and Sunday. EAP paystations accept payment by credit card, coin and Parkmobile (Zone 6334)

The parking lot in front of the Museum (Lot 208) is also a "Pay by Plate" paystation lot during evenings (after 5:00 p.m.) and on weekends. The parking fee is $4.00 and paystations accept payment by credit card, coin and Parkmobile (Zone 6336). Please be aware: If you park in this lot on weekdays during the hours of 7:30am - 5:00pm, you will receive a ticket.

It is possible to park in the residential area west of Broadway. Parking in these areas is limited to two hours during the week. There is no time limit during the weekend. There are also 2- and 4-hour metered spaces on University Hill, west of Broadway and north of the Museum.

More Information

For more information on getting to the Museum or finding parking, please contact the Museum via email at or by telephone at 303-492-6892.