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History Colorado Center

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The History Colorado Center's hands-on and high-tech exhibits take you back in time, connecting what was to what's next. They're unexpected, thought-provoking and relevant. And most of all, fun!

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General
Green Practices
General
  • Blocks to CCC: 5
  • Miles to CCC: 1.2
  • Miles to airport: 24
  • Event Space:
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 2094
  • Indoor Fire Code: 4000
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Hours: Open daily: 10am-5pm
Green Practices
  • LEED Certified:

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 17000
  • Catering In-house or preferred list
  • Type of Venue Gallery/Museum
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Theatre , Tradeshow/Expo, Meeting Classroom
  • Number of Rooms 7
Lobby
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Classroom A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 582
  • Theater Capacity: 48
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 35
  • Reception Capacity: 48
Classroom B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 582
  • Theater Capacity: 48
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 35
  • Reception Capacity: 48
Classroom C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 582
  • Theater Capacity: 48
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 35
  • Reception Capacity: 48
Classroom A & B (combo)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1084
  • Theater Capacity: 72
  • Classroom Capacity: 48
  • Banquet Capacity: 48
  • Reception Capacity: 72
The Lanny and Sharon Martin Foundation Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1980
  • Theater Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 134
Main Floor Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4353
  • Theater Capacity: 384
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 384
Anschutz Hamilton Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7289
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 532
MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation Terrace Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4846
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 244
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1713
  • Banquet Capacity: 128
  • Reception Capacity: 128

Events

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Ever wonder how the mountain men lived? Doc Grizzly tells us how he got things done in the 1830s.

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Join us for a hands-on demo of weaving techniques by Robin Wilton of the Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild. Robin has been weaving for over 45 years and has taught "children of all ages" about weaving and spinning. We’ll also examine woven artifacts from...

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  • Image $9/Members, $12/Nonmembers

Having left New York City behind, indie rock trio The Still Tide has found a place to call home. Featuring the spacious songwriting and tender guitar work of front-woman Anna Morsett (Ark Life, These United States), the band's latest EP, [ital]Half...

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Join us as we look deeper into the story behind the infamous Baby Doe Tabor, a key player in Colorado's most scandalous love triangle. Learn how Lizzie was far more than a mistress and was, in fact, a woman far ahead of her time who bucked 19th and...

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Bring your 2 to 5 year olds for storytime in our Destination Colorado exhibit and learn about farms, cowboys and animals. We'll read stories and then have playtime in the exhibit before the museum opens. Free with admission!

  • Image 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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Looking for activities for your toddler? Bring your 2– 5 year olds for morning story time in our Destination Colorado exhibit and learn about farms, cowboys, and animals. We’ll read a story, then have playtime in the exhibit before the museum...

  • Image 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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Bring your 2 to 5 year olds for storytime in our Destination Colorado exhibit and learn about farms, cowboys and animals. We'll read stories and then have playtime in the exhibit before the museum opens. Free with admission!

Visit the Valentine Re-Mailing program to see thousands of love letters get a special cachet stamp from the Sweetheart City before heading off to their recipients. Then, have a lovely tea at the historic Swan House, complete with finger sandwiches...

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This awesome and delicious, special 1-Day Camp will captivate and inspire your students as they explore making, eating and sharing tasty, healthy, fresh, and sustainable foods not always found on kids plates. The campers will make two delicious...

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Meet William Bent, one of the owners of Bent's Fort, and learn about Colorado trade routes in the 1840s.

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Historic newspapers are great sources of information for historians, genealogists, and anyone else who enjoys coming face-to-face with the past. Join our reference librarian to learn more about our newspaper collection and how to use it in your own...

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Stop by the irrigation gate in Living West and meet Luis Francisco Valdez as he leads a community meeting about sharing water in the San Luis Valley. Actor Angel Vigil portrays the “majordomo” (or ditch rider). He will make you feel a part of the...

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The screen adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning novel, [ital]Gone With the Wind[ital], is one of the greatest movies of all time. Denver's own Hattie McDaniel portrayed Mammy, becoming a Hollywood legend when the role earned her the...

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Share our love for Colorado music with this special Valentine's Day Tiny Library Concert, featuring the sweet folk of Gabrielle Louise, with special guest Jacob Russo!

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  • Image $9.95/ticket, financial assistance available

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the...

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  • Image $125

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our Presidents from the Washingtons to the Obamas will be published by the University of North Carolina Press on President’s Day, 2017! I’m hosting my book launch party...

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The first peacetime all African American units formed after the Civil War became known as Buffalo Soldiers. Tim Johnson portrays Sgt. Jack Hackett, a Buffalo Soldier. Come ask him your questions about the life of a soldier in the late 1800s.

  • Image 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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The first peacetime all African American units formed after the Civil War became known as Buffalo Soldiers. Tim Johnson portrays Sgt. Jack Hackett, a Buffalo Soldier. Come ask him your questions about the life of a soldier in the late 1800s.

  • Image 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
  • Image $9 - $12

Kayla Marque is a Denver-born songwriter with musical roots in soul, folk, R&B, hip-hop, and funk. Her debut solo album, “Live and Die Like This,” was released in 2016 and captures her vocal prowess over both piano and guitar. Kayla appears on...

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The exhibition is a masterful pairing of world class art and unique artifacts. Visitors will be captivated by the beauty, wonder and rich stories waiting to be uncovered.

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