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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.
If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Children's Museum of Denver
2121 Children's Museum Dr
Denver, CO 80211 Directions
Give the kids a fun and educational experience they won't soon forget at the Children's Museum of Denver. The museum is packed with hands-on exhibits and attractions that explore subjects from the alphabet, to math, to the arts. Some of the more imaginative activities include dressing like a fire fighter to learn fire safety, or pretend-play as a veterinarian or grocery clerk to encourage social interaction with other kids.
Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204 Directions
Explore over 68,000 pieces of art from around the globe at the Denver Art Museum. Art attractions on display include architecture, design and graphics, modern and contemporary art, painting and sculpture, photography, native arts, textile arts, and more. The museum features works by artists like Claude Monet, Andy Warhol and David Hockney.
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
1880 Gaylord St
Denver, CO 80206 Directions
Check out the unique, classic toys at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys. Exhibits showcase antique dolls; miniature houses, trains, planes and cars; giant teddy bears, foreign toys and more. The museum gives insight to the cultural significance of toys and their changes throughout the years.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205 Directions
Take a closer look at the natural history of Denver and the world at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The nation's largest natural history museum explores the Earth and the city in the fields of anthropology, geology, health science, paleontology, space science and zoology.
Forney Museum of Transportation
4303 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216 Directions
Planes, trains, and automobiles - they're all on display at the Forney Museum of Transportation. Check out over 500 exhibits showcasing antique cars, carriages, railcars, cabooses, fire engines, aircraft, motorcycles, bicycles, tricycles, a Big Boy locomotive, Denver's only cable car and many others.
Four Mile Historic Park
715 S Forest St
Denver, CO 80246 Directions
Take in the scene at Four Mile Historic Park. The attraction is a reflection of the pioneer spirit of Denver's early settlers and boasts the oldest structure in the city, the Four Mile House. The building was constructed in 1859 and served as a stage shop, inn and tavern for travelers. The park offers programs for Denver guests and residents to learn the history and heritage of the Mile High City.
Molly Brown House
1340 Pennsylvania St
Denver, CO 80203 Directions
Learn about the life of one of America's most famous socialites at the Molly Brown House. For those who don't know, Molly Brown was an American socialite, philanthropist and activist who gained notoriety for surviving the sinking of the Titanic. She has been immortalized in Broadway plays and movies; the Molly Brown House is one of the most visited attractions in Denver.
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