Denver Free Museums Days 2023

Get some culture in your life.

We have a lot to be thankful for here in Denver. The weather, the mountains, good food, great sports. But we also have an incredible array of museums offering everything from art to history to science and more. While we always recommend grabbing a membership, some museums offer free days so you can easily visit. Check out the list below and then consider donating or joining if you have a good time!

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Denver Museum of Nature and Science

2001 Colorado Blvd

Admission is free on the following dates in 2023, no reservations are needed.

  • Monday, January 9th

  • Sunday, January 29th

  • Monday, February 6th

  • Sunday, February 26th

  • Sunday April, 30th

  • Wednesday, June 28th (Free Night)

  • Wednesday, August 16th (Free Night)

  • Wednesday, September 6th (Free Night)

  • Monday, September 18th

  • Sunday, October 15th

  • Monday, December 4th

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MCA Denver

1485 Delgany St.

The MCA is always free for teens and children 18 years and younger. Healthcare workers also get free admission. Lastly, the first Saturday of every month is only a penny!

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Denver Zoo

2300 Steele St.

The Denver Zoo holds a lottery for its free museum days. Check the website to see when the upcoming free day is and by what date you need to enter the lottery. These are the dates available:

  • Friday, January 6
  • Sunday, January 22
  • Sunday, February 5
  • Sunday, April 9
  • Saturday, October 7
  • Tuesday, November 7
  • Sunday, November 12

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Museo de las Americas

861 Santa Fe Dr.

Each First Friday at The Museo de las Americas is free for everyone, and it's always free for children 13 and under.

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Denver Art Museum

100 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy

Teens and children under 18 get in for free at the Denver Art Museum. For the rest of us, we can drop by for free these dates:

  • Tuesday, January 10

  • Saturday, January 28

  • Tuesday, February 14

  • Tuesday, March 14

  • Tuesday, April 11

  • Sunday, April 30

  • Tuesday, May 9

  • Sunday, May 14

  • Tuesday, June 13

  • Tuesday, July 11

  • Sunday, July 30

  • Tuesday, August 8

  • Saturday, September 9

  • Tuesday, September 12

  • Tuesday, October 10

  • Saturday, November 4

  • Tuesday, November 14

  • Tuesday, December 12

You can make a reservation here.

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Clifford Still Museum

1250 Bannock St.

Admission is free on the following dates in 2023:

  • Friday, January 13

  • Thursday, February 23

  • Sunday, March 26

  • Sunday, April 30 – Día del Niño Celebration Program

  • Wednesday, May 31

  • Sunday, June 25 – PrideFest Weekend

  • Sunday, July 23 – ADA Celebration Program

  • Friday, August 18

  • Wednesday, September 6

  • Thursday, October 5

  • Saturday, November 4 – Night at the Museums

  • Sunday, December 3

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U.S. National Parks

On the following days, free entrance will be allowed into all national parks:

  • January 17
  • April 16
  • August 4
  • September 24
  • November 11

After you've gotten some culture into your life, head to our Discover Denver page for more of the best things that Denver has to offer!