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Denver Art Museum

13th Avenue between Broadway and Bannock Streets, Denver, CO 80204 (Downtown)
720-865-5000
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Ranked #7 of 141 Attractions in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums
Activities: Hiking, Group tours/walking tour, Dining
Traveler Description:   www.denverartmuse... 720-865-5000 The Denver Art Museum is a private, non-profit, educational resource for Colorado.  The mission of the museum is... more »
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Jupiter, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

My husband, who is not an art enthusiast, really enjoyed this museum. I loved it!! It was well organized, with each type of art on a different floor (like European, Mayan, sculpture, etc). No trouble parking nearby in a garage. Wonderful experience!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We originally came here because we were downtown and had free time to spare. It was definitely the right place to go because it is a huge building full of exhibits! There were so many pieces to look at. It was very nice inside and although there were many people there I never had to wait in line to look... More

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Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

What a great collection of art but too bad it is run by a bunch of stiffs who are forced to check any personality or humor at the employment desk. If you like lots of rules....come here! Stay behind the lines, no talking just whisper, don't even think about touching anything, no laughing, etc. If you are a stuffy stiff... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

There are several levels and 2 buildings that make up the DAM. Wanting to view the small Japanese lacquer while in Denver the DAM was a treat of even more and extensive exhibits. Textiles , Modern art, sculpture....So much to learn. Post cards to make...and send. A treat on each floor. Tours that do nto cost extra. Save your ticket... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

spent hours and was impressed with all the special touches--especially environments designed for children and parents--and their DRAWN TO ACTION exhibit and do it yourself design station focused on socially-engaged art.

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were at the museum for two afternoons (we had only planned one) and could have spent a lot more time there. There is the original building which has many floors and a very diverse collection and the newer building which is mostly contemporary art. There was a great collection of Japanese woodcut prints and lacquer which... More

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pass1421
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Wow! This is one of the most beautiful museums we have visited. We enjoyed the exhibits, however, if you are not interested in modern art, this may not be your cup of tea. I would still recommend seeing the building, the architecture is amazing. Worth a visit!

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Dallas
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106 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been to the art museums of NY, BOS, CHI, Dallas, Seattle, etc. and am highly impressed by the selection and presentation of the art, architecture and ambience of the museum. Three hours were not enough! I'll be back.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

See my Comfort Inn Review. Outstanding building. Wide variety of collections, excellently presented. Don't miss Native American and Quilt collections -- both are easy to miss, but should be visited, for sure. Exhibition of Western art sculpture was terrific, too. Plan on spending a good 4 hours or more inside. Good gift shop, too.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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186 reviews 186 reviews
112 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Denver Art Museum provides an excellent environment for viewing art. For my first visit, I spent between 2-3 hours and saw about two-thirds of the exhibit space. I prefer more classic, fine art and tribal art over contemporary, and I was actually surprised that a museum of this magnitude had way more modern/contemporary space as a percentage of the... More

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