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Attractions - Local Landmarks and Places of Interest.

Colorado's capital city provides plenty of landmarks, historical buildings and other attractions. Take a free tour of Coors Brewery or pay homage to the best of the West at Buffalo Bill's grave.
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Free Days at Denver Museums for 2011

The SCFD (Scientific & Cultural Facilities District) in Denver sponsors free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the Mile High City for 2011. The SCFD sales and use tax of 0.1% provides the funding for free admission to Colorado residents. A Colorado driver's license or ID may be required for admission.

 

What is your favorite tourist attraction in Denver?

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United States Mint in Denver

The United States Mint in Denver, Colo., mints quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies. The Mint offers free tours of its facility Monday - Friday.

Top 10 Free Denver Activities

The Mile High City offers plenty of free things to do all year long. Enjoy Denver without spending a dime with our list of Top 10 Free Denver Activities.

Corn Maze Photos

The Corn Maze at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield provides plenty of Halloween fun for the whole family. The Corn Maze is open every September and October in Denver, CO.

Colorado Irish Festival Photos

Irish eyes are smiling at the Colorado Irish Festival, held every July in Littleton, CO. The three-day festival at Clement Park celebrates Irish dance, music and culture.

Denver Story Trek

Story Trek offers an innovative way to tour Denver, armed with only a map and a cell phone. The program provides recorded information about historical information on the city's landmarks.

Molly Brown House Museum

A profile of the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO.

Top Five Events for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates a battle between Mexico and France on the morning of May 5, 1862 at Puebla, Mexico. Located 100 miles east of Mexico City, the city of Puebla witnessed a victory for the Mexican troops under the command of General Zaragosa. One hundred and forty-seven years later, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated as a festival of Mexican culture, art and music across the U.S.

Red Rocks 2009 Concerts in Denver

The 2009 concert schedule for Red Rocks Amphitheatre includes Phish, Celtic Woman and Leonard Cohen.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Photos

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with ten photos of Denver's St. Patrick's Day Parade. All photos taken on March 14, 2009.

St. Patrick's Day 2009 in Denver

Celebrate the luck of Irish this St. Patrick's Day with parades, events for kids, and of course, green beer!

National Western Stock Show Parade Photos

The National Western Stock Show Parade marches livestock through downtown Denver every January. All photos taken on January 13, 2009.

Free Days at Denver Museums for 2009

The SCFD (Scientific & Cultural Facilities District) in Denver sponsors free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the Mile High City for 2009.

Trail of Lights Photos

Preview the Trail of Lights with our image gallery from photographer Scott Dressel-Martin. The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield will host the Trail of Lights from Dec. 3, 2008 - Jan. 4, 2009.

Denver Haunted Houses

Haunted houses in Denver provide mile-high excitement for Halloween 2008.

Denver's Top 10 Tourist Attractions

With so much to do in Denver, it's hard to choose where to start in the Mile High City. We have combed through the city to narrow it down to Denver's top ten tourist attractions. From the outdoor beauty of Red Rocks to the indoor grace of the Denver Art Museum, there is something for everyone in the Mile High City.

Downtown Aquarium in Denver

A profile of the Downtown Aquarium in Denver, CO.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Photos

The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a nature preserve on 750 acres southwest of Denver. The gardens are open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, and admission costs $5 per car. All photos taken on March 21, 2008.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a nature preserve located southwest of Denver.

Red Rocks 2008 Concerts in Denver

The 2008 concert schedule for Red Rocks Amphitheatre includes The Cure, The Police and Jethro Tull.

National Western Stock Show Photos

The National Western Stock Show has been a Denver tradition since 1906. Even urban cowboys can get a kick out of these five photos from the Rodeo event. The National Western comes to town for three weeks every January.

Free Days at Denver Museums for 2008

Getting cultured in Denver doesn't have to cost a dime with our list of free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the city.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver presents an eclectic mix of photography, new media and modern art.

Artisans & Kings Image Gallery

Get a sneak peek of the new exhibit at the Denver Art Museum with ten full-color images. Artisans & Kings: Selected Treasures from the Louvre opens on Oct. 5, 2007 and continues through Jan. 6, 2008.

Artisans & Kings: Selected Treasures from the Louvre

Paintings, sculptures, and royal treasures from the Louvre museum in Paris land in the Mile High City. The Denver Art Museum will be exhibiting Artisans & Kings: Selected Treasures from the Louvre from Oct. 5, 2007 - Jan. 6, 2008.

Colorado History Museum in Denver

Visit the storied past of the Centennial state at the Colorado History Museum in Denver, CO.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science features exhibits, a planeterium and IMAX movie theater.

Denver Elitch Gardens Profile

Take a ride on a rollercoaster or splash in the water park at Elitch Gardens Theme Park located in downtown Denver.

Denver Water World Profile

Cool off with Water World's wave pool and waterslides this summer! Located 15 minutes north of Denver, Water World is one of the nation's largest water parks.

Red Rocks 2007 Concert Schedule

The 2007 concert schedule for Red Rocks Ampitheatre includes the Killers, The Fray, John Mayer and Norah Jones.

Denver Botanic Gardens Photos

Spring has sprung in Denver with this collection of ten photos from the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Denver Art Museum Profile

A profile of the Denver Art Museum in Denver, CO.

Denver Zoo Profile

A profile of the Denver Zoo in Denver, CO.

Denver Botanic Gardens Profile

A profile of the Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, CO.

Capitol Hill Walking Tour in Denver

A walking tour of the major attractions on Capitol Hill: the Byers-Evans House, the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the State Capitol, Civic Center Park and the Denver Mint.

Byers-Evans House

Built by Rocky Mountain News publisher William Byers, this historic house features tours and exhibits.

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

Visit the famous cowboy's final resting place, located a short drive from Denver.

Molly Brown House

Explore the Victorian home of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who sailed on the Titanic and lived to tell about it.
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