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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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  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Blocks to CCC: 9
  • Event Space:
  • Hours: Open daily: 10am-5pm
  • Indoor Fire Code: 4000
  • Miles to airport: 24
  • Miles to CCC: .9
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 2094
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 10
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

Oct 21, 2020

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Sep 12, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021

America's national treasures come to life in this engaging exhibition from the Smithsonian. Explore the history of citizen participation, debate, and compromise from the nation's formation to today. Awe-inspiring objects captivate guests...

Oct 21, 2020

CSU at 150
Feb 6, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Colorado State University celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. From a single brick building to today's state-of-the-art Fort Collins campus, CSU continues educating, innovating and engaging students in Colorado and around the world....

Oct 21, 2020

Día de los Muertos Shrine
Oct 7, 2020 - Nov 7, 2020

Ancient traditions meet a new moment of grief this year. The Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC) and History Colorado have joined together to create a Denver commemoration of el Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) inclusively...

Oct 21, 2020

Forty Years on the ’Fax
Jun 30, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021

The mid-twentieth century was tourism's heyday on Colfax Avenue. The main east-west thoroughfare through Colorado, "the 'Fax" beckoned visitors to the Rocky Mountain West. From its birth as US Highway 40 in 1926 until I-70 diverted traffic...

Oct 21, 2020

Through the lens of America's pastime, "Game Changers" highlights broader social transformations from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Era. On the second floor in the Holland & Hart Gallery, this exhibit features extremely rare...

Oct 21, 2020

Gregg Deal: Pyramid Lake Paiute
Aug 14, 2020 - Jul 31, 2021

"The Inhabitants of our Frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known Rule of Warfare, is an undistinguished Destruction, of all Ages, Sexes and Conditions." - The Declaration of Independence, 1776

Oct 21, 2020

Hecho en Colorado
Jul 7, 2020 - Jan 10, 2021

See historically significant paintings, sculptures, textiles, and writings from Colorado's Chicano/Mexican American community, including selections from up-and-coming artists as well as such prominent figures as Carlota EspinoZa, Carlos...

Oct 21, 2020

The Civil War Monument "On Guard"
Oct 15, 2020 - Oct 15, 2021

Lonnie Bunch, the first African American and first historian to serve as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, said, "what you really want to do is use the statues as teachable moments. Some of these need to go. But others need to be...

Oct 21, 2020

The New Four Freedoms
Aug 7, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021

On the brink of war against tyranny, FDR issued his famous proclamation that all Americans had the right to Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear. Almost eighty years later, History Colorado is...

Oct 21, 2020

Women Behaving Badly
Jun 23, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021

In works combining watercolor with historical photography, news clippings and text, Denver-based artist Adri Norris highlights women who've made history. She seeks to answer three questions about each woman she depicts: Who is she? What did...

Oct 21, 2020

America is in the midst of a historic year. The centennial of women's suffrage. 150 years since the 15th amendment. An unthinkable pandemic. A presidential election. An uncertain future unfolding. From now until election day admission will...

Oct 21, 2020

$52.80 History Colorado Membership
Nov 6, 2020 - Nov 9, 2020

In celebration of Denver Arts Week, join History Colorado at the Dual level for $52.80, or upgrade to Family or Explorer at 20% off. Join today to support our mission and enjoy the many benefits! Please allow 7-10 business days for us to...

Oct 21, 2020

  • Image Oct 21, 2020
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • Image COST TO MEMBERS $10 members, $5 students COST TO NONMEMBERS $15 nonmembers, $5 students

Juston Cooper, deputy director of the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, talks about what democracy actually means once you’ve been incarcerated. And what about people returning from incarceration? Are they allowed “back in” to our...

Oct 21, 2020

Apron Chronicles
Jan 26, 2021 - May 9, 2021

A patchwork of America recollections When the major traveling exhibition known as Apron Chronicles premiered in 2005, its primary focus was to transport us to a simpler time. Today, as we contemplate how to move forward from a turbulent and...

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