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Choose from the following:
Black American West Museum & Heritage Ctr. Byers-Evans House/Denver History Museum
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Children's Museum of Denver
Colorado Convention Center Colorado History Museum
Colorado - Ski Country USA Colorado State Capitol
Colorado Symphony Coors Brewing Company
Coors Field The Cultural Connection Trolley
Currigan Exhibition Hall Museum of Transportation
Denver Art Museum Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Firefighters Museum Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys Denver Museum of Natural History
Denver Performing Arts Complex Denver Zoo
Elitch Gardens Amusement Park Five Points Cultural & Business District
Forney Transportation Museum Four Mile Historic Park
Gates Planetarium  
Greek Town LoDo (Lower Downtown)
IMAX Theater Molly Brown House
Platte Valley Trolley The Rocky Mountain News On-line
Sports Teams in Denver Union Station
The United States Mint Wings Over the Rockies


The Cultural Connection Trolley
For information about the trolley, contact the
Regional Transportation District at:

1600 Blake Street
Denver, Colorado 80202-1399
Phone: (303) 299-6000
TDD: (303) 299-6089

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Coors Brewing Company

13th and Ford St.
Denver, Colorado

Free tours are available at this "World's largest single brewing facility". Each copper kettle brews 13,640 gallons of beer at a time.

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Greek Town

On East Colfax from Columbine Street to St. Paul Street
Denver, Colorado

Find traditional Greek food, bakeries and entertainment

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Platt Valley Trolley

Depart and return from the Children's Museum at 2121 Children's Museum Drive
P.O. Box 1348
Denver, Colorado 80201
Phone: (303) 458-6255

Take relaxing, scenic riverfront tours on the Trolley. Monday to Sunday - Memorial Day to Labor Day. Please call for details and exact hours

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Byers-Evans House/Denver History Museum

1310 Bannock
Denver, Colorado 80204
Phone: 303-620-4933

This facility has many exhibits relating to Denver's history. Please see the website or call for hours of operation and more details

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Sports Teams in Denver:

The Broncos (football)
The Colorado Rockies (baseball)
The Avalanche (hockey)
The Nuggets (basketball)
The Colorado Crush (Arena Football) This team no longer functions. For info on the former team, see this page
Denver Outlaws (Lacrosse)

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The Rocky Mountain News on-line

All about Denver and the area - After almost 150 years, the Rocky Mountain News has ceased operations. It began publishing on 23 April 1849 by William Byers. The link above tells information about the newspaper but no longer publishes current news.

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The Denver Zoo

"Its always new at the Denver Zoo"

2300 Steele St.
Denver, Colorado 80205-5715
Phone: (303) 376-4800 or 303-331-4110

Established in 1896 and covering over 75 acres, the zoo is home to over 3,500 animals!! Open daily between 9 am and 6 pm (gates close at 5 pm). Be sure to see "Wild Encounters", "Tropical Discovery" for a rain forest experience, the "Primate Panorama" with over 29 species of rare and endangered primates
Please see the website or call to confirm hours of operation, admission and other costs

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Colorado - Ski Central

What a place to Ski!! Learn about the possibilities in the great snow of Colorado

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Five Points Cultural & Business District

On Welton Street from 24th Street to 29th Street
Denver, Colorado

Located northeast of Denver's downtown area, this is one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods. Many shops, nightclubs and restaurants. The area flourished in the Jazz era and reflects its heritage.

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Black American West Museum & Heritage Center

3091 California Street
Denver, Colorado 80205
Phone: 303 482-2242

Special Traveling exhibits may be seen here.
Monday-Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday to Sunday Noon to 5 pm
Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation and admission costs

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Coors Field

2001 Blake Street
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 762-5437

Home for the Colorado Rockies Professional Major League Baseball Club
Coors Field was opened in 1995.

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United States Mint at Denver

320 W. Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 405-4761

The mint offers free tours. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations are required for all tours. Schedule on the website or by visiting the reservations booth at the visitor center on Cherokee Street. Walk-up tours may be available, but are not always available.

Monday through Friday 8 am to 2:45 pm. Wednesdays tours begin at 9 am
Closed on weekends and holidays

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Denver Art Museum

14th Avenue & Bannock Street
Denver, Colorado 802040-2713
Phone: (303) 640-2787

Wonderful place to spend the day with many permanent collections and numerous special exhibits. On display are over 40,000 works of art, including special collections such as: pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art and a world renowned American Indian collection. Tours are available and admission is free on Saturdays.

Closed Mondays and all major holidays. Please call for hours.

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Colorado History Museum

1300 Broadway
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 866-3682

Learn about the history of Colorado and the area through the many exhibits at the history museum-both permanent and special exhibits are available.

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LoDo (Lower Downtown)

Larimer Street - Wynkoop Street & 14th Street - 20th Street
Denver, Colorado

Not only is this the home to Coors Fied and Denver's Union Station, here you may shop, eat and browse through galleries, restaurants and entertainment places.

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Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys

1880 Gaylord Street
Denver, Colorado 80206
Phone: (303) 322-1053

This museum is located in the Pearce-McAllister cottage and features many changing exhibits. Please see the website or call ahead for hours of operation and any costs.

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Molly Brown House

1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, Colorado 80203-2417
Phone: (303) 832-4092

This is the home of the "Unsinkable Molly Brown" who gained notoriety after her voyage on the Titanic. Open Tues to Sat 10 am to 4 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm. Closed on all major holidays.

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Denver Botanic Gardens

1005 York Street
Denver, Colorado 80206-3014
Phone: (303) 331-4000

Not only are the gardens beautiful, but you can see many indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as concerts and other special events. Tropical plants are displayed indoors. See the Rock Alpine Garden, the Japanese Herb Rose garden, the Scripture or Water Smart gardens. Open daily 9 am to 5 pm. Extended hours during May through September.
Please call ahead or check the website to confirm hours of operation and admission costs

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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

1530 Logan Street
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 831-7010

See this memorable cathedral. There are regularly scheduled masses and tours.

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Four Mile Historic Park

715 S. Forest Street
Denver, Colorado
Phone: 720-865-0800

The oldest Denver home and a living-history museum are both located in this park
Please call ahead or check the website to confirm hours of operation and admission costs

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Children's Museum of Denver

2121 Children's Museum Drive
Denver, Colorado 80211-5221
Phone: (303) 433-7444

Children of all ages will love this museum where there are hands-on activities and exploration to keep everyone busy all day long!

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Elitch Gardens Amusement Park
Since 1890!

20 Elitch Circle
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 595-4386

This part is a century old and was moved from its original Denver location to its present site in LoDo. Its location, alone, makes it unique. How many cities have an amusement part right downtown! Rides, entertainment and restaurants are all available at this Amusement park. Added in 1997 were the "Mind Eraser"-60 mph coaster, "Tower of Doom"-take a 210 foot drop, "Shipwreck Falls"-going over a 50 foot waterfall, and the "Island Kingdom"- water park with wave pool, 12 slides, and Hook's Lagoon

Please call for hours of operation and details

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Currigan Exhibition Hall

1324 Champa Street
Denver, Colorado

This attraction, built in 1969, was demolished in 2009 to make way for more building at the convention center. Special events, exhibitions and shows. This website shows information about the hall located at the Colorado Convention Complex.

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Denver Museum of Nature and Science

2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80205
Phone: (303) 322-7009

One of the largest museums of its kind in the US, it has both many interesting permanent exhibits and exciting special exhibitions may be seen at this museum. The wildlife dioramas are wonderfully realistic. The world's largest rhodochrosite crystal, "Alma King" may be seen in the Mineral Hall

Open daily 10 am to 5 pm

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Denver Performing Arts Complex

14th Street & Curtis Street
1101 13th Street
Denver, Colorado 80204
Administration: (303) 893-4000
Tickets: 303-893-4100
Toll-free: 800-641-1222

There are nine theaters in the complex. It is one of the largest complexes in the nation, second only to Lincoln Center. Concerts, opera and many other special events may be attended at the complex

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Colorado State Capitol

200 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 866-2604

The Capitol building itself, built in 1895, has a distinctive 272 foot gold-leafed dome and is right in downtown Denver.

Tours of the Capitol every 30 minutes Monday to Friday 9 am to 3:30 pm and Sat 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, June, July and August. The Capitol is open Monday to Friday 7 am to 5:30 pm
Please see the website or call to confirm hours of operation and other facts

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Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

1555 California Street, Suite 300
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: (303) 892-1112

To learn more about Denver and other Colorado events and attractions.

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Forney Transportation Museum

4303 Brighton Blvd.
Denver, Colorado 80216
Phone: (303) 297-1113

This museum features trains and other transportation exhibits. It is open Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Please see the website or call ahead to confirm hours of operation and costs.

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Denver Firefighters Museum

1326 Tremont Place
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 892-1436

You may view old fire engines and equipment at this museum. Open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.
Be sure to call ahead to confirm hours of operation and admission costs

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Colorado Convention Center

700 14th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: (303) 228-8000

Shows, exhibitions and special events are held year-round in this facility

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IMAX Theater

2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 370-6300

The theater is located at the Denver Museum of Natural History. Giant 4 ½ by 6 ½ story screen shows may be viewed here. Please call for shows and times for viewing

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Gates Planetarium

2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 370-6351

Located at the Denver Museum of Natural History. Star and laser shows are scheduled daily. Please call for details

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Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street
Denver, Colorado
Phone: (303) 634-6336

Not only is there daily Amtrak train service and also the American Orient Express, but it is a real historic landmark and shops, entertainment and restaurants.

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Wings Over the Rockies

Air and Space Museum
7711 East Academy Boulevard
Denver, CO 80230-6929
 
PHONE NUMBERS
Phone: 303.360.5360
Fax: 303.360.5328
Museum Store: 303.360.8535
Fantasy of Flight: 303.344.9331
Civil Air Patrol: 303.367.8623
CAP fax: 303.367.8626

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Colorado Symphony

Boettcher Concert Hall
Denver Performing Arts Complex
1000 14th Street, #15
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) MAESTRO (303) 623-7876
Toll-free: (877) 292-7979


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