History Colorado Center

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About History Colorado Center, Denver

This should be the first place you visit on your Denver tour. It's a beautiful shortcut to learning everything about the city's history. The main highlights are:

  • Living West: Colorado and Denver's natural environment, and the role of water in the region.
  • Mesa Verde: Ancient history exhibit telling the story of the Ancestral Puebloans with artefacts.
  • Dust Bowl: The Black Sunday dust storm of 1935 and its aftermath.
  • Mountains: The role of the mountains in the region and the wildlife they support.
  • Destination Colorado: The story of the now forgotten town of Keota.
  • Colorado Stories: The people who helped shaped Colorado's history and identity.
  • Time Machine: Interactive steampunk exhibit and map made of concrete tiles.
  • Denver A-Z
  • The Denver Diorama: Denver as it looked in the 1800s in a diorama.

History Colorado Center Information

  • Check attraction website for upcoming exhibits.
  • Check out the cafe and the gift shop.
  • Park at Civic Center Cultural Complex garage at 12th Avenue and Broadway.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

History Colorado Center Tickets Prices

  • Senior $10 (65 and older)
  • Student $10 (ages 19–22 with student ID)
  • Youth (ages 6–18) (free with adult)
  • Child (5 and under) free

How To Get To History Colorado Center by Public Transport

  • By Buses 0, 0L, 3L, 6, 10m 83Dm 83L, 87L, 100L, 116X, CS, CV, CX, ES, EV, EX, P stop Lincoln St & 13th Ave.
  • By Bus 52 stop Bannock St & W 13th Ave.
  • Drive, cycle, or take a taxi to here.

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Address: 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, United States

Phone: +1-3034478679

Ticket Price: 12 USD

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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Share your experience - Rate History Colorado Center, Denver

  • Been to this place twice. Hated it both times. 1. Its expensive. 2. There just isnt much there. 3. What is there is doesn't tell a story. You will learn that some stuff happened in Colorado but you won't learn its history. 4. Why is FDR featured in the dust bowl exhibit but not in the Japanese Internment camp exhibit? 5. Its a playground.

  • It is bewildering why this institution is named the way it is, because in this context, the word "History" would generally be the main adjectival noun to modify "Center", with "Colorado" used as a supporting adjectival noun, thus should appear as "Colorado History Center." As it is, History Colorado Center does not roll off the tongue, and is in grammatical disagreement with the generally accepted adjective order in the English language. In any case, this place offers a selection of Colorado-specific history exhibits (Or are they history-specific Colorado exhibits?), and is a fun destination for kids.

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  • Interesting museum! Interactive exhibits make the museum fun and memorable. They also gave us a pass to go to another museum for free (can choose from a set list).

  • Having a great time with the kids. The cafeteria is tasty and has gluten free bread for sandwiches. I ordered a chicken sandwich that was served with fried pickles on it. However the fried pickles are not gluten free. I caught it before I ate it and they corrected the problem immediately.

  • This is an OUTSTANDING facility with beautiful exhibits, friendly staff, and a wealth of information tracing back to the fascinating indigenous roots of Colorado up to the present. I particularly love the commitment to providing a balanced interpretation of history as well as promoting sustainability initiatives around the state. Everyone from, visiting, or moving to Colorado should visit this museum!

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