- The list below includes 283 free or cheap things to do in or near Denver, Colorado, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Music Venue, Bars and Art Museum.
- From Mount Evans to University of Denver, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Denver and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Littleton, Boulder and Wheat Ridge.
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13th Avenue between Broadway and Bannock Streets, Denver, CO 80204 MoreLess Info
The Denver Art Museum is a local art gallery which houses a wide range of works of Native Art, Western American Art and Contemporary Art, as a part of its permament collection as well as rotating exhibits.
Built in 1930, in the heart of Central Denver, the historic Landmark's Mayan Theater is one of only three remaining theaters constructed in the art-deco Mayan style. Restored to its original elegance, the theater features a main auditorium, café and seating area.
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1430 Larimer St (between 14th and 15th St), Denver, CO 80202 MoreLess Info
An early section of downtown Denver, Larimer Square has become a chic shopping district for both locals and out of town guests. Walk and take in the sights while exploring its many specialty boutiques and restaurants.
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7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver, CO 80220 MoreLess Info
The Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is located in the former Hangar 1 on land that once belonged to the Lowry Air Force Base. Artifacts span the history of aeronautic and aerospace fields within Colorado and the United States.
Open to the public since 1920, Tiny Town, is a miniature collection of houses, buildings, and railroads to entertain kids of all ages. With more than 90 buildings on display, visitors enjoy stepping back in time with a ride on the railroad and marveling at all of the creations.
As a music venue, Bluebird Theater hosts performances from nationally recognized rock, blues, and jazz bands. The theater was built in the early 20th century and features some of its original architectural features.
Lively and fun, visitors to Denver can enjoy live bands and musical entertainment at the Grizzly Rose almost every night of the week. A down home, country ambiance, there is also dancing, a Western menu and full-service bar.
Initially known as Colorado's Ocean Journey, Downtown Aquarium now, is a local aquarium and restaurant which features a range of interactive exhibits such as the horseshoe crab tough tank, the stingray touch and feed tank and many different ecosystems.
16th Street Mall is a local pedestrian and transit mall located on the 16th Street in downtown Denver and comprises of multiple shopping destinations including high-end retails stores as well as smaller local shops, coupled with restaurants, numerous bronze statues and cafes.