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History Colorado Center

1200 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203-2109
+1 303-447-8679
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Established in 1879, the Colorado Historical Society - now known as History Colorado - offers the public access to cultural and heritage resources of Colorado, including statewide museums and special programs for individuals and families, collection stewardship of Colorado's historic treasures, educational resources for schools, students and teachers, services related to preservation, archaeology and history, and a research library. It is headquartered in the History Colorado Center in Denver's Golden Triangle Museum District.
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1200 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203-2109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen a museum in which adults, in addition to children, smiled and laughed so much. It is, for the most part, an "hands on" experience place. visitors can blow up a mine shaft mountain, collect eggs and shop in a 1920's prairie...More

Thank Joe J S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family loves History Colorado. We enjoyed the Play Ball exhibit and the LEGOrado exhibit. Great place to learn about Colorado history, as well as have fun together as a family!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived an hour before they closed and didn't have time to see even half of what the center had. Kids wanted to see Legorado (Colorado famous sights made from Legos.), a must see. Parking was a bit hard to find but we did find...More

Thank DJSmith515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made my first visit and found helpful staff and senior discount. Was especially interested in learning more of the Sand Creek Massacre and events surrounding it so watched a fine video. Mock up of Japanese interment camp was sad but well done. Story of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from the UK, the baseball exhibition did not totally grab our interest but nevertheless it was quite an extensive collection. We skipped the Lego exhibition and went straight for the Colorado in 100 Items - and it was exactly what we had hoped to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent over 4 hours touring the exhibits and didn't really get to look at everything in detail. We enjoyed watching all the kids experience the hands-on exhibits and the history of Colorado. Our favorite exhibits were the Baseball and Colorado history in 100 items...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hosted 90 attendees in two 4th floor meeting rooms, including access to the outdoor balcony on the 4th floor. The process of setting up the contract was easy and collegial. The costs were very reasonable. Having access to the balcony was a real plus...More

Thank candicesr2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our grandkids (10,7,5). My husband’s real motive was to see the baseball exhibit, but we enjoyed the whole place! The baseball exhibit was impressive, Marshall Fogel who loaned the pieces has a huge collection, and we were hoping to see more of...More

Thank Mary Ann E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent more time here than we thought we would need. Lots of interactive displays telling the history of Colorado. Only negative was not the fault of the museum. There was a old car model that you could sit in to get the feel of what...More

Thank maapar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was wonderful for all ages! There were LOTS of interactive exhibits for adults and kids. This was a highlight of our trip.

Thank Shiloh B
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MELANIE T
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Response from lynn10749 | Reviewed this property |
Check directly with the museum. They were very helpful. We had discount tickets -we bought a package for $25 for three days - discounts and free entrances. So, we did good and saved over the $25 outlay = it may be similar... More
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