Check out Denver's best attractions for free!

If you'd love to get out and see all of the fun attractions that our great state has to offer, but don't feel like burning a hole in your pocket, we've got just the list for you. On certain dates throughout the year, various museums and other attractions offer free admission to their guests.

2020 Free-Admission Days to Colorado Museums and More:

January 2020

Friday, January 3 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, January 4 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum
Sunday, January 5 — Museum of Boulder
Monday, January 6 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Tuesday, January 7 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Friday, January 10 — Denver Zoo; Four Mile Historic Park
Thursday, January 16 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Saturday, January 18 — Denver Zoo
Monday, January 20 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Thursday, January 23 — Clyfford Still Museum
Saturday, January 26 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science

February 2020

Saturday, February 1 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum
Sunday, February 2 — Denver Zoo; Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, February 4 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Friday, February 7 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Monday, February 10 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Friday, February 14 — Four Mile Historic Park
Saturday, February 15 — Clyfford Still Museum; Molly Brown House Museum
Monday, February 17 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Thursday, February 20 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Wednesday, February 26 – Denver Firefighters Museum

March 2020

Sunday, March 1 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, March 3 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Friday, March 6 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, March 7 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum
Friday, March 13 — Four Mile Historic Park
Thursday, March 19 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Sunday, March 22 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Tuesday, March 24 — Clyfford Still Museum

denver botanic gardens, free-admission days

Courtesy of Shotzr, Photo by David Gass (@dgass_photography)

April 2020

Thursday, April 2 — Clyfford Still Museum
Friday, April 3 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, April 4 (Smithsonian Museum Day) — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art; Denver Art Museum
Sunday, April 5 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, April 7 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Thursday, April 9 — Denver Zoo
Friday, April 10 — Four Mile Historic Park
Saturday, April 11 — Free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Saturday, April 18 — Free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Sunday, April 19 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Tuesday, April 21 — Molly Brown House Museum
Saturday, April 25 — Free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Sunday, April 26 (Día del Niño) — Clyfford Still Museum; Denver Art Museum; History Colorado Center; Denver Museum of Nature & Science

May 2020

Friday, May 1 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, May 2 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum; a free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Sunday, May 3 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, May 5 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.)
Friday, May 8 — Four Mile Historic Park
Saturday, May 9 — Free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Saturday, May 16 — Free performance of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at DCPA
Wednesday, May 20 — Clyfford Still Museum
Sunday, May 31 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science

June 2020

Friday, June 5 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 2 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Saturday, June 6 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum
Sunday, June 7 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, June 9 — Denver Art Museum
Friday, June 12 — Four Mile Historic Park
Tuesday, June 16 — Clyfford Still Museum
Thursday, June 18 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Tuesday, June 23 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Wednesday, June 24 — Molly Brown House Museum (11 a.m.-8 p.m.)

denver center for the performing arts, free-admission days

Courtesy of Shotzr, Photo by Evan Semon (@evansemon)

 

July 2020

Wednesday, July 1 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science (5-10 p.m.)
Friday, July 3 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Sunday, July 5 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, July 7 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Art Museum; Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Friday, July 10 — Four Mile Historic Park
Monday, July 13 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Thursday, July 16 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Sunday, July 26 — Clyfford Still Museum

August 2020

Saturday, August 1 (Colorado Day) — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents);, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art; History Colorado Center
Sunday, August 2 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, August 4 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Art Museum; Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Friday, August 7 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Tuesday, August 11 — Denver Botanic Gardens York Street
Wednesday, August 12 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science (5-10 p.m.); Clyfford Still Museum
Friday, August 14 — Four Mile Historic Park
Thursday, August 20 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Wednesday, August 26 — Molly Brown House Museum

September 2020

Tuesday, September 1 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Art Museum
Wednesday, September 2 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science (5-10 p.m.)
Friday, September 4 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, September 5 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents)
Sunday, September 6 — Museum of Boulder
Friday, September 11 — Four Mile Historic Park
Saturday, September 12 — Denver Art Museum
Monday, September 21 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science; History Colorado Center
Saturday, September 26 — Clyfford Still Museum

October 2020

Friday, October 2 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, October 3 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents)
Sunday, October 4 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, October 6 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Art Museum
Friday, October 9 — Four Mile Historic Park
Sunday, October 11 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Tuesday, October 13 — Clyfford Still Museum
Tuesday, October 20 — Denver Zoo

November 2020

Sunday, November 1 — Museum of Boulder
Tuesday, November 3 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms; Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art (Free with “I voted” sticker)
Friday, November 6 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, November 7 (Night at the Museums) — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents); Denver Art Museum; History Colorado Center; Clyfford Still Museum; Black American West Museum & Heritage Center; Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Tuesday, November 10 — Denver Zoo
Saturday, November 7 (Night at the Museums) — Denver Art Museum; Denver Museum of Nature & Science; History Colorado Center; Clyfford Still Museum
Monday, November 9 — Clyfford Still Museum
Wednesday, November 11 – Denver Botanic Gardens York Street; Molly Brown House Museum
Friday, November 13 — Four Mile Historic Park
Saturday, November 14 — Denver Zoo
Thursday, November 19 — Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms

molly brown house, free-admission days

Courtesy of Shotzr, Photo by Dustin Handrich (@dustinhandphotos)

December 2020

Tuesday, December 1 — Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (4-8 p.m.); Denver Art Museum
Thursday, December 3 — Denver Botanic Gardens Plains Conservation Center
Friday, December 4 — Museo de las Americas (5-9 p.m.)
Saturday, December 5 — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Penny admission for Colorado residents)
Sunday, December 6 — Denver Museum of Nature & Science; Museum of Boulder
Wednesday, December 9 — Clyfford Still Museum
Friday, December 11 — Four Mile Historic Park

Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. And let us know if there are other Colorado museums and attractions that are offering free-admission days.