Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Denver

Denver Art Museum

The DAM is home to one of the largest Native American art collections in the USA, and puts on special avant-garde multimedia exhibits. The Western American Art section of the permanent collection is justifiably famo…
Top Choice Park in Denver

Confluence Park

Where Cherry Creek and South Platte River meet is the nexus and plexus of Denver's sunshine-loving culture. It's a good place for an afternoon picnic, and there's a short white-water park for kayakers and tubers.
Historic Building in Denver

Molly Brown House Museum

This outstandingly preserved house, designed by the well-known architect William Lang, was built in 1889 and belonged to the most famous survivor of the Titanic disaster. You'll go through the house on a guided 45-m…
Notable Building in Denver

Colorado State Capitol

Sitting commandingly atop Capitol Hill, this stately neoclassical government building looks out across the grand Civic Center Park. The ornate interior befits such a grand building, and visitors can join free tours …
Museum in Denver

Denver Firefighters Museum

Fire Station No 1 was built in 1909, and in 1978 it was turned into a museum that explores the history of firefighting in Denver. See the old steam equipment, slide down a pole and get kitted out in some firefightin…
Historic Building in Denver

Byers-Evans House Museum

It’s an amazing experience walking through this period house, painstakingly restored to the 1920s era; the rooms aren’t roped off so you can wander into them. Guided tours run every hour from 10:30am to 2:30pm.
Gardens in Denver

Denver Botanic Gardens

If you’re hankering for greenery, this 23-acre expanse of Rocky Mountains shrubbery is the perfect place in which to hide from the hustle and bustle of the city. Local flora mixes it up with relatives from faraway c…
Library in Denver

Denver Public Library

Hardly a dusty bibliotheca, the Denver Public Library is an active and hip place with whimsical post-modern architectural elements courtesy of renowned architect Michael Graves. In addition to its voluminous stacks,…
Zoo in Denver

Denver Zoo

Denver’s world-class zoo has more than 700 animal species housed in considerate enclosures that do their best to mirror native habitats. There are native and exotic animals, including rhinos, gorillas and giant Komo…
Museum in Denver

Forney Transportation Museum

This fascinating museum exhibits antique vehicles of all types – cars, motorbikes, bicycles, tricycles, railway engines and rolling stock, fire engines, airplanes and more. Even if you’re not an automotive aficionad…