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Denver Art Museum

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Known for its wide range of Native American art, this museum also contains the only major Asian art collection in the Rocky Mountains.
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13th Avenue Between Broadway and Bannock Streets, Denver, CO 80204
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well appointed galleries, interesting themed exhibits, it’s big enough that even on a busy day we didn’t feel crowded. A very unique building make sure to take the time to look around. Note: special exhibits may need tickets purchased in advance for a specific time.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As avid museum-goers, we were pretty excited to be within walking distance of the DAM from our downtown hotel. The building itself is exciting to look at and, from what we could tell, there will soon be an impressive extension. However, on the day we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eastcoaster008
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited the DAM many times and will continue to for the quality of the exhibits. Dior was the reason for this trip and well worth it. Very well laid out and presented. Plan on more than a couple hours to see, read and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only one-half of the museum is open right now because extensive renovations are going on in the original building across the street, but it is still the place to be. I have recently been to several outstanding temporary exhibits there, such as Dior, Rembrandt's etchings,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the museum during a 6 hour stint in Denver.hoped to see the Dior collection but it was sold out. The museum is extremely kid friendly and had some interesting art.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Denver is a very modern city and this site specifically shows the incredible architecture of the town. Many interesting exhibitions take place around the year, so this is a must when you visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In July, we got to visit Denver, for more than just a connection at Denver International Airport. Since we moved away, in 1998, our trips back have just been too few, and far between, but we were in town, and making up for lost years....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members so we try to go to all the special exhibits, but recently saw the Dior exhibit and it was fabulous! Whether or not you're a member, I recommend going online and getting a 10:00 time so you're the first ones in. Afterward...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Denver just for the Dior exhibit and if you can make it in the next month, I highly recommend. It was amazing! Worth the trip. The museum is nice and modern yet without the Dior exhibit and the second building still being...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Erin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be aware that some people get very dizzy inside this building. The Dior exhibit was very interesting and the other galleries are great. If you get dizzy just sit down and look at a straight wall. It’s because the walls are not at right angles....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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fran_moreno2000
October 12, 2018|
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Response from TripMami0331 | Reviewed this property |
Tiene información en español junto el pedazo de arte o la exposición. Fue fácil navegar por el Museo.
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Lori K
October 3, 2018|
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We covered the top two floors in a couple of hours. I would suggest 2-3 hours to give you a good flavor of the museum.
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May 4, 2017|
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Out of state visitors: Adults: $13 Seniors (65 & up)/Military: $10 College students: $10 Youngsters (0-18): FREE
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morewierd
Boulder, Colorado
Denver Art Museum a Joy Today (0 Replies)
We wanted to get to the DAM to see the Miro exhibition: Instinct and Imagination before it closes on June 28th. While we enjoyed THAT immensely(altho I have to admit to responding to the sculptures more than the framed artwork),there are two mother exhibits NOT TO BE MISSED. Starring Linda: a trio of John DeAndrea sculptures is on view only until June 21. This sculptor is a realist and you expect what is here to get up and start walking. SIMPLY amazing and SOOOOO enjoyable. I must admit I...More
June 03, 2015|
blackout
United States
Four day itinerary in Denver? (2 Replies)
I will be in Denver in August during a weekend and would like suggestions on how to spend it? I will not have a car but will depend on public transportation and tours to get me around. I already bookmarked a day for Boulder, a day for Rocky Mountain National Park and another day for a tour of Red Rocks. On the 4th day I would like to go to Denver Art Museum. Am considering going to open studios/gallery on Friday. Thank you in advance for any suggestions and comments on things to add...More
July 02, 2017|
Response fromfv1989|
If you are doing a tour of RMNP, I hope it is not the Gray Line Tour. I don't like their itinerary because you don't even enter RMNP until after lunch. Most of the overlooks and the best overlooks along Trail Ridge Road are between the Alpine Visitor Center and Estes Park. With Gray Line, you will not get to those overlooks until later in the afternoon. Afternoon thunderstorms are very common in RMNP including along Trail Ridge Road. You run the risk that the best views will be obscured by...More
louise731
santa ana ca
An ARTSY Preteen Picks Denver - Trip Report for Inbetweeners (7 Replies)
Thanks to Frommers and Trip Advisor, we just returned from a terrific trip! In our family, when you are a fifth grader you get to go on a getaway just with Mom, so my husband and teen were home and my artsy, thoughtful 11 year old and I were alone. We wanted to share some highlights: Hands Down Best: Cocktails and Canvas. Boy, I want to franchise this spot! Picture 60 people, mostly adult women but men and some preteens were also there. Each of us was given our own canvas and paint...More
August 28, 2010|
Response frommisspWestSlope_CO|
What a gem of a trip report! And a lovely family tradition...what memories! Thank you for sharing it with us. I'd never heard of Cocktails and Canvas, and I didn't see it in a search for Things to Do. It would be really great if you could write it up as a new review.