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

Jan 23, 2020

Beer Here! Brewing the New West
May 18, 2019 - Aug 9, 2020

A river of beer flows through Colorado's past. Back in the gold rush, saloons weren't just saloons. They were post offices, restaurants, hotels, and social clubs. But then Colorado banned alcohol—four years before Prohibition hit the rest...

Jan 23, 2020

Hear the story of Colorado's longest continuous residents, told in their own voices. Take a journey to iconic Colorado places the Ute people call home. You'll see traditional arts, gorgeous photography, and contemporary video showing how...

Jan 23, 2020

This event, part of History Colorado's Year of La Chicana series, is a partnership between the Pueblo County Community Library District and El Pueblo History Museum. Join us for a special film festival that celebrates and honors La Chicana...

Jan 23, 2020

Denver Decades by Bus
Jan 25, 2020

What a difference 30 years can make! From 1900 to 1930, Denver embraced the “City Beautiful” movement and remade itself. It moved from dishonest to honest and back again, while morphing from a city built on public transit to one looking to...

Jan 23, 2020

The Oregon Trail
Jan 25, 2020

Live the dream, or die of dysentery! Remember getting a pass from social studies class to play the old computer game The Oregon Trail®️? Join us at the History Colorado Center as we bring the classic game (but not social studies class) to...

Jan 23, 2020

In Search of Health and Wealth: Colorado’s Early Jewish Community But by the late 19th century hundreds and then thousands of largely Eastern European immigrant Jews came to “chase the cure” for tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases....

Jan 23, 2020

Carol Anderson
Feb 12, 2020

One hundred years ago, this country adopted the Nineteenth Amendment—the biggest expansion of voting rights in US history. Happening after decades of struggle and activism, it was a moment that revolutionized women's roles in our democracy....

Jan 23, 2020

Day of Remembrance
Feb 16, 2020

The Mile High Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League is hosting the annual Day of Remembrance event marking February 19, 1942—the day President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, clearing the way for 120,000 people...

Jan 23, 2020

InSights & InPerson
Feb 22, 2020

As one of the first Chicana activists in Colorado, Jessica Luna used her creativity to strengthen the voice of Chicana women in Denver and beyond. When Jessica was diagnosed with cancer in 1980, she began to work on her IMAGES OF WOMEN...

Jan 23, 2020

LEGO Building Workshop
Feb 29, 2020

LEGO City Police Patrol Car Kit Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. For this workshop visitors will build the LEGO City Police Patrol Car Kit, and have a special...

Jan 23, 2020

Liette Gidlow
Mar 11, 2020

Why do we need I Voted stickers and Get Out the Vote campaigns? Scholar Liette Gidlow examines the American struggle of low-voter turnout today and in the 1920s — even after the historic suffrage battle for the 19th Amendment.

Jan 23, 2020

The Ute people have thrived in the Rocky Mountains by using their systematic knowledge of ecosystems, plants, engineering and technology. Now, Ute elders have partnered with scientists to explore the connections between Ute knowledge and...

Jan 23, 2020

War and Reflection
Mar 23, 2020

War and Reflection: History of the Tenth Mountain Division The men of the Second World War's 10th Mountain Division faced hardships unlike any other soldiers while they scaled rock walls and fought on skis in the coldest of climates in...

Jan 23, 2020

Gale Norton
Apr 9, 2020

The first woman elected Attorney General of Colorado, Gale Norton went on to serve as Secretary of the US Department of the Interior—the first female leader in the department’s 150-year history. She led efforts that resolved...

Jan 23, 2020

The project of British and US settler-colonialism in North America sought to eliminate Indigenous communities in order to appropriate their land for European settlement and for slave-based commercial agriculture. It's not a moment in time,...

Jan 23, 2020

History Colorado Free Day
Apr 26, 2020 - Aug 1, 2020

Diverse organizations from across the metro area provide more than 100 free days each year made possible, in part, by funding from SCFD. • Sunday, April 26 (Día del Niño) • Saturday, August 1 (Colorado Day)

Jan 23, 2020

What don’t we know about the women’s suffrage movement in America---and what can all of that tell us about our politics today? Researchers and authors Dawn Teele and Sally Roesch Wagner discuss where women and the vote have been, and where...

Jan 23, 2020

Tina Cassidy
Aug 12, 2020

Author and journalist Tina Cassidy talks about the showdown between President Woodrow Wilson and suffrage leader Alice Paul, and what it meant for American democracy in the early years of the 20th century. Ticket Price: $15. Members $10....

Jan 23, 2020

Lisa Kathleen Graddy
Sep 23, 2020

How have American women built--and have been built by---our two-party political system? And what happens when women wield political power? Smithsonian Institute Historian and archivist Lisa Kathleen Graddy charts the birth of American...

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