7 Things To Do In Denver

Below is U.S. Rent A Car’s top 7 things to do in Denver. Please feel free to comment on them or add suggestions.

1. Denver Zoo is an 80-acre (32 ha) facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado, USA. Founded in 1896, it is owneddenver-zoo by the City and County of Denver and funded in part by theScientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). It was the most popular paid attraction in the Denver metropolitan area in 2005.

 

 

2. Molly Brown House Museum is a house located at 1340 Pennsylvania Street in Denver, Colorado, United States that wasmolly-brown-house-denver the home of American philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown. Brown was known as “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” because she survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The museum now located in her former home presents exhibits interpreting her life and that of Victorian Denver as well as architectural preservation.

 

 

3. United States Mint Denver began life in 1863 as the localassay office, just five years after gold was discovered in the area.Unitedstatesmint1 By the turn of the century, the office was bringing in over $5 million in annual gold and silver deposits, and in 1906, the Mint opened its new Denver branch. Denver uses a D mint mark and strikes coinage only for circulation, although it did strike along with three other mints the $10 gold 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Commemorative. It also produces its own working dies, as well as working dies for the other Mints.

 

4. Colorado History Museum is a resource for informal science education in the Rocky Mountain region.18633_ColoradoHistoryMuseum A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.

The Museum provides programming in six main areas. The exhibitions, IMAX films, lectures, classes, and programs pertain to one or more of the following core competencies:

  • Anthropology
  • Geology
  • Health Science
  • Paleontology
  • Space Science
  • Zoology

The 500,000-square-foot building houses more than a million objects in its collections including natural history and anthropological materials, and archival and library resources.

5. Denver Botanic Gardens is a public botanical garden located in Denver,Colorado in the Cheesman Park neighborhood.Botanic_Arch The 23-acre (93,000 m2) park contains a conservatory, a variety of theme gardens and a sunkenamphitheater, which hosts various concerts in the summer.

 

 

 

6. Denver Art Museum is an art museum in Denver, Colorado located in Denver’s Civic Center. It is known for its collection of20061012_denverartmuseum American Indian art, and has a comprehensive collection numbering more than 68,000 works from across the world.

 

 

 

7. Coors Field located in Denver, Colorado, is the home field of Major League Baseball’s Colorado Rockies. It is named for the Coorscoorsfield_sunset Brewing  Company of Golden, Colorado, which purchased the naming rights to the park prior to its completion in 1995. The Rockies played their first two seasons, 1993 and 1994, in Mile High Stadium before moving to Coors Field, two blocks from Union Station in Denver’s Lower Downtown (orLoDo) neighborhood. The park includes 63 luxury suites and 4,500 club seats.

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