A Day Out In Denver

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Denver, Colorado is a bustling city with plenty to do! Check out these attractions and activities as a way to explore what Denver has to offer!

DownTown Aquarium

Delve into an underwater adventure at the DownTown Denver Aquarium. Equipped with many educational exhibits, this aquarium also has an underwater dining experience. You are seated “around the 50,000 gallon centerpiece aquarium, which allows exceptional floor-to-ceiling viewing from all tables.” If this isn’t enough of an appeal, one can look forward to the Mystic Mermaids show. That’s right, mermaids. The Denver Downtown Aquarium puts on a mermaid show that teaches about the importance of taking care of our environment. Be sure to check it out!

700 Water St. Denver, Co 80211

303-561-4450

http://aquariumrestaurants.com

Denver Zoo

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If underwater sea creatures are not your thing, how about a day at the zoo? There is a plethora of majestic animals for you to observe and learn from. And new this summer, a collection of live animatronic dinosaurs put on a show. Guests can take a look back in time at what life was like for the dinosaurs. There are also a lot of opportunities to take classes and guided tours at the Denver Zoo!

2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

http://denverzoo.org

 

Denver Art Museum

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For creative types, there is the Denver Art Museum that is just waiting to be explored. There are many exciting current exhibitions to look forward to at the museum. This includes: Mi Tierra “site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West,” Shock Wave “work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris,” and Printed And Painted “reinstallation of the Joan & George Anderman Gallery of what Oceanic Art offers a glimpse at the variety of creative design and ingenious construction possible through the unique medium of bark cloth (or tapa) used across the Pacific.” And this is just to name a few!

100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

720-865-5000

http://denverartmuseum.org

Forney Museum of Transportation 

For all those history buffs out there, check out the Forney Museum of Transportation! Take a glimpse at the modes of transportation through out the ages. From a trains, tractors and classic cars, the Forney Museum of Transportation does not disappoint. Be sure to check out their group tours, to get the most out of this unique museum experience.

4303 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216

303-927-1113

http://forneymuseum.org

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