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Free Days at Denver Museums for 2009

Colorado Residents Receive Free Admission

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

The Denver Art Museum offers the first Saturday of every month designated as a free day, except for July this year because the first Saturday is July 4th. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers the most free days, expanded from eight last year to 12 this year.

Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, 720-865-5000
The art museum is free the first Saturday of every month except July:

  1. Saturday, January 3, 2009
  2. Saturday, February 7, 2009
  3. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  4. Saturday, April 4, 2009
  5. Saturday, May 2, 2009
  6. Saturday, June 6, 2009
  7. Saturday, August 1, 2009
  8. Saturday, September 5, 2009
  9. Saturday, October 3, 2009
  10. Saturday, November 7, 2009
  11. Saturday, December 5, 2009

Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York St., Denver, 720-865-3500

  1. Monday, Jan. 19, 2009 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  2. Monday, February 16, 2009 (Presidents' Day)
  3. Monday, March 16, 2009
  4. Monday, July 20, 2009
  5. Thursday, August 20, 2009
  6. Saturday, September 19, 2009
  7. Friday, October 23, 2009

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton, 303-973-3705

  1. Friday, January 2, 2009
  2. Friday, February 6, 2009
  3. Friday, March 6, 2009
  4. Friday, April 3, 2009
  5. Friday, May 1, 2009
  6. Friday, June 5, 2009
  7. Friday, August 7, 2009
  8. Friday, November 6, 2009
  9. Friday, December 4, 2009

Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, 303-370-6000

  1. Sunday, January 11, 2009
  2. Monday, February 2, 2009
  3. Wednesday, March 18, 2009
  4. Sunday, April 19, 2009
  5. Sunday, May 31, 2009
  6. Wednesday, June 10, 2009
  7. Monday, July 13, 2009
  8. Wednesday, August 12, 2009
  9. Sunday, September 13, 2009
  10. Sunday, October 4, 2009
  11. Monday, November 2, 2009
  12. Sunday, November 22, 2009

Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver, 303-376-4800

  1. Saturday, January 10, 2009
  2. Monday, January 19, 2009
  3. Saturday, February 14, 2009
  4. Tuesday, February 24, 2009
  5. Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  6. Sunday, October 25, 2009
  7. Sunday, November 8, 2009
  8. Wednesday, November 11, 2009 (Veterans Day)
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