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Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Denver's best museums are open late and admission is FREE between 5 and 10 p.m. Stay tuned for information on FREE shuttles that make it easy to explore all evening!* See the routes below or download a printable map

Shuttle buses will stop at (or nearby) 12 museums listed below, beginning at 5 p.m. from the Denver Art Museum (parking available in the Cultural Complex Garage) and also from the shuttle stop between the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Zoo.

Routes

Route 1:

A: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205)

B: Denver Botanic Gardens (1007 York Street, Denver CO 80206)

C: Denver Art Museum (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver CO 80204)

          Stop Also Serves: Byer- Evans House, The CELL, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

A: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205)

 

Route 2:

A: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205)

B: Forney Museum of Transportation (4303 Brighton Blvd. Denver, CO 80205)

C: Black American West Museum (3091 California Street, Denver, CO 80205)

A: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205)

 

Route 3:

A: Denver Art Museum (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway Denver, CO 80204)

          Stop Also Serves: Byer- Evans House The CELL, Clyfford Still Museum and History Colorado Center

B: Museo Des Las Americas  (861 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204)

C: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (2121 Children’s Museum Driver Denver, CO 80211)

A: Denver Art Museum (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway Denver CO 80204)

 

Route 4:

A: Denver Art Museum (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway Denver, CO 80204)

B: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205)

C: Denver Firefighter’s Museum (1326 Tremont Place, Denver CO 80204)

A: Denver Art Museum (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver CO 80204)


What to Experience 

Black American West Museum

Watch African-American history come alive through re-enactments, videos and the stories told throughout this museum in Historic Five Points.  

Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House Museum

Experience this historic landmark where expert tour guides will share the stories of the home and its residents in the 1900s.

The CELL

Explore the interactive Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab to learn more about the issues of terrorism and public safety.  

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus 

Visit the museum dedicated to learning through play, open tonight only to adults, as well as children. Swing by The Art Studio to make your own print!

Clyfford Still Museum

See A Daughter’s Eye/A Daughter’s Voice which features a complimentary audio podcast, and visit Making Space to create a free keepsake. 

Denver Art Museum

Check out exhibitions for free, including Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker and Stampede: Animals in Art. Stop by the Print Studio for some hands-on creativity!

Denver Botanic Gardens

Enjoy the colorful sculptures of the Winged Souls exhibition, and stroll through the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory at night.

Denver Firefighters Museum

Discover one of the “hottest,” family-friendly places in town, and learn about the history of firefighting. 

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Local artists will activate spaces with light, sound, movement, color, story and passion – uniting the arts with nature and science in the Museum’s wildlife halls during DioramART.

Forney Museum of Transportation

Stroll through this one-of-a-kind collection and explore the progress of American automotive design at American Cars of the 1970s.

History Colorado Center

See how Colorado became Colorado! Visit Zoom In: The Centennial State in 100 Objects. A hundred objects, a hundred portals to the past.

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Wear your best party hat and time travel through 150 years of decorative art, Colorado painting and sculpture in celebration of Vance Kirkland’s birthday!  

Museo de las Americas

Tour El Infinito, a show about ancient Aztec prophecies exploring and deciphering our universe and beyond!


More Museums Open for Free Night at the Museums*:

Dinosaur Ridge
Discover dinosaur tracks during a flashlight tour of the tracksite, and enjoy track paintings and dinosaur mask making.

Four Mile Historic Park
Experience the Park after dark with nighttime tours of the Four Mile House, campfire tales and s’mores!

Golden History Museum & Park
Find clues and solve a history puzzle! Test your answers on the interactive switchboard and win a prize.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum 
Immerse yourself in aviation history! Walk alongside majestic former warbirds, a ¾-scale X-Wing Starfighter and more.

**Free transportation shuttles are not available to all museums, and hours of operation may differ. **