The Denver Art Museum has a wide-ranging collection, with strengths in Native American, pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art. It also has drawn international attention for a 2006 avant-garde expansion designed by architect Daniel Libeskind.
More than 30 art galleries form the Art District on Santa Fe in a longtime Latino neighborhood south of downtown Denver.
The five-story, 12-building Tivoli complex has been a Denver landmark since 1891, originally housing one of the city’s earliest breweries and the Turnhalle Opera House
The Black American West Museum captures the experiences of African-Americans as settlers, cowboys and soldiers in the West in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Molly Brown House Museum preserves the home of the RMS Titanic’s most famous survivor, “The Unsinkable” Molly Brown. She also was a legendary figure in Denver and Leadville society and a committed social reformer.
The Byers-Evans House Museum preserves the home of two prominent families from early in Denver’s history, William Byers, founder of the Rocky Mountain News, and William Evans, a transportation and construction executive.
LoDo, the Lower Downtown District, covers 23 blocks where the city got its start in the 1800s, with historic buildings restored to house stores, offices and restaurants.
Larimer Square is a shopping district featuring shops set in historic buildings that were Denver’s commercial center in the 1870s and 1880s.
The Oxford Hotel opened in 1891 a half block from Union Station. Today, the thoroughly renovated hotel has a prime spot in the heart of the city’s trendy LoDo area.
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa is the grand dame of Denver hotels, hosting the state’s movers and shakers and the nation’s presidents for more than a century, plus a long list of other notables.