Looking for something different to do today? There are several museums and venues that are open FREE to visitors all throughout the year.
|Art Museum of CU Boulder|
1085 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80309-0459
Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
During the fall and spring semesters, open Thursdays until 7:00 PM
Closed for all university holidays.
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003
|Aurora History Museum|
15151 East Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012
Tuesday through Friday 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Closed Monday and federal holidays.
|Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum|
12 Garden Center, Broomfield, CO 80020
Thursday 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM–3:00 PM
Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Please Note: Children under 5 are not permitted on tours. Machines in operation on weekdays only.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
1701 Mile High Stadium Cir., Suite 500, Denver, CO, 80204
Thursday through Saturday 9:30 AM–3:00 PM
Colorado Springs Pioneers MuseumOpen Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
215 S. Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
|Garden of the Gods Park & Visitor Center|
1805 N. 30th Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
Summer Hours: 8:00 AM–7:00 PM daily
Winter Hours: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM daily
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
|Hudson Gardens - Garden Area|
6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
November-March: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM daily
April-October: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM daily
Please note that some areas of Hudson Gardens may be closed or restricted due to concerts or other special events. The Welcome Center & Gift Shop is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
6028 S Gallup Street, Littleton, CO 80120
Tuesday through Friday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM–5:00 PM
Closed Monday and holidays.
|Lookout Mountain Preserve & Nature Center|
910 Colorow Road, Golden, CO 80401
Tuesday through Friday 12:00–4:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
Preserve open to hikers 8:00 AM to dusk, year round.
|The Money Museum|
1020 16th St., Denver, CO 80202
Monday-Friday 9:30 AM–4:00 PM (excluding bank holidays)
Adults must present government-issued photo ID.
|Museum of Outdoor Arts|
1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood, CO 80110
Indoor Gallery: Monday through Thursday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
|Museum of Natural History CU|
15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309
Monday through Friday 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
The museum is closed on all university holidays.
|Peterson Air & Space Museum|
150 E. Ent Avenue, Peterson AFB, CO 80914-1303
Winter Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Summer Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Closed Monday, weekends, and federal holidays.
|Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum|
5867 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Open Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
United States Air Force Academy Visitor Center
2346 Academy Drive, US Air Force Academy, CO 80840
9:00 AM–5:00 PM daily
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
|United States Mint Denver|
320 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80204-2693
Monday through Thursday, excluding federal holidays
Six tours: 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:30 PM
Free tickets are available at the Tour Information Window (TIW), which opens at 7:00 AM and will remain open until all tickets have been distributed. Tickets are for same-day tours only; no advance tickets are available. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 5 per person.
Be sure to check each location's website prior to your visit to check for special closures and any other information needed. If you see of a museum or venue that offers free admission, please let us know so we can consider the addition to our guide!
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