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Following are Denver's most popular museums and cultural venues. Click on the name of each museum, garden or zoo in Denver CO to visit its website for schedules, fees, directions and more information. Also see Performing Arts, Things To Do and Denver Attractions.

Arvada Center For The Arts And Humanities

Arvada Center For The Arts-Humanities
Offers year-round theater, concerts and dance; art galleries with changing exhibitions, a historical museum; and classes in ceramics, dance, writing, acting, and visual arts.

Arvada Historical Society near Denver

Arvada Historical Society
Located in Arvada, Colorado, on the northwest border of Denver, in Jefferson county. Our dedicated volunteers are organizing and cataloging historical collections, and we plan to begin posting information from the archives at our website. We invite you to browse our website and learn more about the history of this community.

Colorado Historical Society

Colorado Historical Society
The CHS brings the unique character of Colorado's past to more than a million people each year through historical museums and highway markers, exhibitions, manuscript and photograph collections, popular and scholarly publications, historical and archaeological preservation services, and educational programs for children and adults.

Aurora History Museum

Aurora History Museum
The Aurora History Museum opened its doors in 1979 and offers classes, lectures, and workshops to people of all ages including school and group tours. The Museum collects and exhibits artifacts and documents pertaining to Aurora’s and Colorado’s history. The public is invited to use the Museum’s reference library.

Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum
The Denver Art Museum is a private, non-profit, educational resource for Colorado.  The mission is to enrich the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of art works in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

Childrens Museum of Denver

Childrens Museum of Denver
Denver's best hands-on experience for children newborn to age eight and their grown-ups is both educational and just plain fun. Programs and playscapes are designed for newborns through age eight-year-olds and their adult caregivers. 

The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum
Located in Vail, CO. From the early trappers and miners of the late 1800's, to the competitive high tech racers of today, Colorado has constantly made its mark on the skiing world. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum & Hall of Fame, located at the top of the Vail Transportation Center, is the keeper of this great skiing heritage and history.

Denver Firefighters Museum

Denver Firefighters Museum
The Museum is open to the public six days a week year round. Hands-on activities combined with the Museum’s exhibits, provides information about fire safety and prevention as well as the history of the Denver Fire Department and historic Fire Station No. 1. Try on firefighting equipment, slide down a pole and more.

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys

Denver Museum of Miniatures
Dolls And Toys

The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys collects, preserves and exhibits collections of miniatures, dolls and toys.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.

Forney Transportation Museum

Forney Transportation Museum
The Forney Transportation Museum is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 500 exhibits relating to historical transportation. It began with antique cars, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Some of these are familiar, while others spark the imagination.

Kirkland Museum Of Fine & Decorative Art

Kirkland Museum Of Fine Art
Kirkland Museum was established in 1996 to "acquire, preserve, maintain, display and exhibit paintings of the distinguished Colorado artist, Vance Kirkland; the work of other 20th Century American artists; and other objects or collections of lasting public interest or value relating to the life, times or art of Vance Kirkland."

Molly Brown House Museum

Molly Brown House Museum
Life stories for young scholars, and children of ALL ages! Read the story of the real Molly Brown and the facts that separate her life from the myths that developed around her. You will find that she is more fascinating than any tales made up about her.

Museo de las Americas

Museo de las Americas
Located in the heart of Denver’s Santa Fe Art District, the Museo de las Américas was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit museum that is committed to preserving, presenting, and promoting the art and culture of the Latino people. The Museo educates its public in the richness of Latin American arts.

Museum Of Contemporary Art-Denver

Museum Of Contemporary Art-Denver
The Museum Of Contemporary Art-Denver is an innovative forum that inspires and challenges all audiences and creates understanding and dialogue about art of our time. It delivers contemporary art to the broader community, serving audiences ranging from artists, families, and scholars to those unfamiliar with contemporary art.

The Museum of Outdoor Arts

The Museum of Outdoor Arts
In Englewood, CO. A museum without walls which offers a collection of outdoor sculpture that reaches out to both the casual passerby and the serious art critic. Public art is displayed against a background of superb architecture, sweeping landscapes, and attractive urban environments and appeals to families, educators and students alike.

Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
In Pueblo, CO. The mission of the Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center is to make the arts an active part of everyone’s lives by leading in managing, promoting and providing quality facilities, arts programs and services which educate, challenge and meet the needs of the people of Pueblo and southern Colorado.

Stiles African American Heritage Center

Stiles African American Heritage Center
Created to help all people become aware of the significant contributions African Americans have made toward the development and progress of America.

The Wildlife Experience

The Wildlife Experience
An interactive museum that connects the community with wildlife and habitats to teach them how they can have a positive effect on the environment... all while having fun! Imaginations and creativity soar as visitors learn about animals and habitats through fun trivia, video games, artwork, dynamic natural history exhibits and amazing large-format movies.

Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum

Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is committed to meeting the educational needs of our community by inspiring and educating the coming generations of aviators, astronauts, scientists and leaders. WINGS sponsors and/or hosts a wide range of fun, exciting and educational programs for youth of all ages.

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