LEISURE AND RECREATION
Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock Street
The Clyfford Still Museum is the newest
addition to Denver's Civic Center Cultural
Complex and is located at the corner of
13th Avenue and Bannock Street in downtown Denver. It houses 94 percent of
Clyfford Still's art from a 60-year career.
Colorado History Museum
See Colorado’s history, from its earliest
inhabitants to its pioneer families at this
museum through detailed dioramas,
historic photographs, artifacts and documents - plus special programs, galleries
and exhibits on life in the American West.
The museum also serves as the headquarters
for the Colorado Historical Society and is
home to an archaeological and historic
preservation library with a unique collection
of Native American and Colorado arts
Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W. 44th Ave.
Established in 1959, the Colorado
Railroad Museum is recognized as one of
the best privately supported rail museums
in the country. More than 70 historic
narrow and standard gauge locomotives
and cars are exhibited on 15 acres at the
foot of North Table Mountain. The collection
includes railroad equipment, artifacts,
documents, artwork and photographs,
with a special emphasis on Rocky
Mountain area railroads.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum
1701 Bryant St., Suite 500
The Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
Museum takes visitors on a journey
through Colorado sports history. Located
next to one of the primary entrances to
Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the
museum also offers year-round access to
Denver Firefighters Museum
1326 Tremont Place
Located in an historic firehouse that was
built in 1909, this unique museum has
early firefighting equipment and artifacts
that date from 1866 - including a hand-drawn apparatus, a rare steam pumper,
and three motorized fire trucks. Learn
about some of Denver’s big fires, how firefighters hone their skills, and how they use
trained horses and dogs. Educational programs focus on fire safety and hands-on
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Founded in 1893, the Denver Art
Museum is the largest art museum
between Kansas City and the West
Coast, featuring more than 55,000
works of art - including an internationally
renowned American Indian art collection.
Other collections include pre- Columbian
and Spanish Colonial, Painting and
Sculpture, Asian, Architecture, Design
and Graphics, Modern and
Contemporary, Textile Art, European,
American and Western. The museum also
offers educational activities and events for
children and adults throughout the year.
The museum recently completed its first
major expansion in more than 30 years,
which nearly doubled its size. It now fea-
tures one of the nation’s most unique struc-
tures, designed by Daniel Libeskind.
Denver Museum of Miniatures,
Dolls and Toys
1880 Gaylord St.
Housed in the 1899 Pearce McAllister
Cottage, the museum features a collection
of miniatures, dolls and toys from around
the world that range from the 16th century
to modern times.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Hosting more than 1. 7 million visitors annu-
ally, this museum displays 775,000 objects
in its permanent exhibits, which include
dinosaur fossils and prehistoric objects,
Egyptian mummies and artifacts, a visitor
Arts to Zoo Cultural Connections
200 Grant St., Suite 305
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
130 W. 12th Ave.
Colorado Council on the Arts
1380 Lawrence St., Suite 1200
Denver Metro Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Scientific and Cultural Facilities District
1555 California, Suite 300
899 Logan St., Suite 500