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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
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  • Hours: Open daily: 10am-5pm
  • Indoor Fire Code: 4000
  • Miles to airport: 24
  • Miles to CCC: .9
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 2094
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  • 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

Jul 31, 2021

Black in Denver
Mar 5, 2021 - Mar 5, 2022

Portrait and interview series by Narkita Gold We are excited for the opportunity to work with local artist Narkita Gold to select nine photos from her Black in Denver series to highlight on a monumental scale.

Jul 31, 2021

Brick & Soul // Armando Geneyro
Jul 30, 2021 - Jul 30, 2022

Local photographer Armando Geneyro connects the build environment with the people who shape its meaning. A versatile photographer, Armando specializes in events coverage and photojournalism. His passion for street photography allows him to...

Jul 31, 2021

Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City
May 29, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021

Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City shares the many visions for and stories of the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. Building Denver explores how civic leaders, designers, and residents have...

Jul 31, 2021

Exploration of Five Points
Jun 1, 2021 - Sep 1, 2021

In this exhibition, students and architects from University of Colorado-Denver will explore the historic neighborhood of Five Points through the lens of the built environment. The collaborative and investigative project will culminate with...

Jul 31, 2021

History Colorado is collaborating with members of the Five Points community and the Black American West Museum & Heritage Center on a Museum of Memory project that showcases the human stories and collective memory of this important...

Jul 31, 2021

Forty Years on the ’Fax
Dec 8, 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...

Jul 31, 2021

Gregg Deal: Pyramid Lake Paiute
Dec 8, 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

Jul 31, 2021

Makerspace: Build!
Jun 16, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021

Designed for safety and fun, guests of all ages can explore Denver’s built environment through a variety of activities in this new main-floor space. Using materials like cardboard, LEGO blocks, and real tools like hammers and drills,...

Jul 31, 2021

State Historical Fund Retrospective
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2022

This exhibit explores the rich contributions of History Colorado's State Historical Fund. Through the preservation of the built environment, the SHF has enhanced vibrant communities across the state for over 30 years. Located on the third...

Jul 31, 2021

The Civil War Monument "On Guard"
Dec 8, 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...

Jul 31, 2021

The Centennial State celebrates its 145th birthday on Sunday, August 1, 2021 with a free event at the History Colorado Center! From alpacas to mascots to professional chalk artists, there will be more than 20 attractions. Oh, and who can...

Jul 31, 2021

  • Image Jul 31, 2021
  • Image History Colorado Center 1200 North Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Image $20 for non-members

We travel backwards in time to relearn spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. We look at how Capitol Hill became the first "gay neighborhood." We retrace the first gay bar called "The Pit" in 1939, and others...

Jul 31, 2021

The Great Flood of Pueblo struck on June 3, 1921. It caused over $20 million in damages, destroyed entire neighborhoods, and to this day the full death toll is still unknown. This flood is considered one of the most devastating natural...

Jul 31, 2021

This walking tour will share the history of the Japanese and Japanese American community in Colorado and Denver, as well as the history of earlier immigrants to Lower Downtown Denver. The Chinese arrived in the 1870s and a thriving...

Jul 31, 2021

Since Federico Peña first inspired residents to “Imagine a Great City” almost 40 years ago, Denver’s mayors have helped to build a major modern city in America’s Rocky Mountain West. Join us as former mayors Federico Peña (1983–1991)...

Jul 31, 2021

Building Denver Exhibit Tours
Sep 11, 2021 - Oct 14, 2022

Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City explores the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today....

Jul 31, 2021

A three-week-long city-wide mystery-quest stretching back from 1980s Denver, into the 1920s, stopping in the late 60s, then all the way back again. Co-created with Denver artist, filmmaker, and all-around-swell-guy Andrew Novick. The quest...

Jul 31, 2021

  • Image Jul 31, 2021
  • Image History Colorado Center 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
  • Image From: 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Image Included with museum admission

Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry!

Jul 31, 2021

A three-week-long city-wide mystery-quest stretching back from 1980s Denver, into the 1920s, stopping in the late 60s, then all the way back again. Co-created with Denver artist, filmmaker, and all-around-swell-guy Andrew Novick. The quest...

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