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Historic Denver Walking Tours

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The highly popular Walking Tours of historic Denver neighborhoods include areas of LoDo, Larimer Square with the Daniels & Fisher Tower, 16th Street and Capitol Hill. You are guided through these areas by highly expert docents, who will tell you about the fascinating history, our unique architecture and the interesting people that built Denver.

Tours run 85 to 90 minutes long and cost between $15-20. To view tour days, times and to purchase tickets please visit our website. Advance ticket purchase is required before the tour time.

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  • Hours: Various hours and days for Walking Tours running May to October.
  • Group Activities Description: Please call (303) 534-5288 ext. 5 for groups of 8 or more people to reserve your private group tour. Advance booking of at least 2 weeks is required for group tours. Group tours are not guaranteed pending availability.
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Historic Denver Capitol Hill Walking Tours
Jun 14, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

  • Image 1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver, CO 80203
  • Image $15

Walk through a neighborhood of charming historic mansions, where you will explore how this once dusty and desolate land became home to the movers and shakers of Denver. Tour includes stories of its founding and growth, the prominent...

Historic Denver Capitol Hill Walking Tours <p>Walk through a neighborhood of charming historic mansions, where you will explore how this once dusty and desolate land became home to the movers and shakers of Denver.</p> <p>Tour includes stories of its founding and growth, the prominent architects involved, as well as the diverse architectural styles from Victorian to Art Deco. Historic Denver is excited to introduce visitors and locals alike to the neighborhood of Capitol Hill that contributes to the city’s rich local heritage.</p> <p>The tour starts and ends at the Molly Brown House Museum, lasts approximately 90 minutes, and covers about 1.2 miles.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Historic Denver Larimer Square Walking Tours
Jun 22, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017

  • Image 1430 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image $20

At the site of Denver’s founding, you will explore Larimer Square “Then & Now,” learning about the first bustling city center, which eventually turned into skid row. With the threat of urban renewal, local citizens saved the block of...

Historic Denver Larimer Square Walking Tours <p>At the site of Denver’s founding, you will explore Larimer Square “Then &amp; Now,” learning about the first bustling city center, which eventually turned into skid row.</p> <p>With the threat of urban renewal, local citizens saved the block of buildings from demolition, and turned it into a thriving center again. The first Historic District of Denver, Larimer Square is now economically vibrant and preserved for future generations.</p> <p>On this tour you will also have the opportunity to tour the historic Daniels &amp; Fisher Tower where guests will have a birds-eye view over Denver.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Historic Denver LoDo Walking Tours
Jun 12, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017

  • Image 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image $15

From Union Station to Wynkoop, Tattered Cover to Warehouse Row, learn how the largest collection of historic warehouses in the West transformed from railroad hub to skid row to urban hot spot. Tour includes an exploration of Denver’s...

Historic Denver LoDo Walking Tours <p>From Union Station to Wynkoop, Tattered Cover to Warehouse Row, learn how the largest collection of historic warehouses in the West transformed from railroad hub to skid row to urban hot spot. Tour includes an exploration of Denver’s transportation history, commercial architecture, preservation efforts, and more.</p> <p>The tour starts and ends at the historic Denver Union Station, lasts approximately 90 minutes, and covers about a mile.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Historic Denver 16th Street Walking Tours
Jun 17, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

  • Image 1001 16th St., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image $15

New to launch in 2017, is the 16th Street Walking Tour – the ever-evolving “Main Street” of Denver. On this tour, guests will learn how 16th Street won the title of Denver’s “Main Street” in the late 1800s, when commercial buildings...

Historic Denver 16th Street Walking Tours <p>New to launch in 2017, is the 16th Street Walking Tour &#8211; the ever-evolving “Main Street” of Denver. On this tour, guests will learn how 16th Street won the title of Denver’s “Main Street” in the late 1800s, when commercial buildings began moving away from Larimer Street and onto 16th Street.</p> <p>This thoroughfare grew to be a destination for retail and entertainment, as well as a being an important transportation axis. You will observe how architectural styles seen along this “Main Street” reflect the ever-evolving functions of the street, from historic buildings that have been adaptively reused to contemporary buildings which filled a void in the streetscape and functionality of the street. Whether you have walked the Street a million times or you are new to the city, join us on this guided tour and see the 16th Street in a new light.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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