Fun for the whole family!

The History Colorado Center's exhibits, programs, and performances spark curiosity and ignite the imagination. Check below for upcoming events and then visit the exhibit pages for complete descriptions of family friendly things to do in the galleries.

Ongoing Programs & Activities

Your family's experience begins in Anschutz Hamilton Hall. Traverse a giant map of Colorado on foot and explore its history through steam punk–style time machines. Look up and marvel at a breathtaking hourly program displayed on a wall of 132 interlocking LCD screens. And check the listings below for performances, activities, and more!

Día del Niño Celebration 2014

Sunday, April 27
Noon to 4 pm

Enjoy free admission and “Day of the Child” programming at the History Colorado Center, Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, Molly Brown House Museum, and McNichols Civic Center Building. At the History Colorado Center, take part in crafts, performances, and more. The Byers-Evans House offers free tours of the first floor, a craft station, and a “please touch” artifacts, with Latin American dancers performing all day. more info here

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Full Calendar

Colorado Honor Band performs - History Colorado Center

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:30pm

Pottery Techniques of the ancestral Puebloans - History Colorado Center

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 11:30am

Pottery Techniques of the ancestral Puebloans - History Colorado Center

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 1:30pm

FREE DAY - Día del Niño - History Colorado Center

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 12:00pm

The Life of a Mountain Man - the History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:30am

Story Time - History Colorado Center

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 9:30am

Flintknapping with Tim Boucher - History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am

Dance performances - History Colorado Center

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 12:30pm

Dance performances - History Colorado Center

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 3:30pm

Stories of Cowboys and Vaqueros - History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 11:30am

Stories of Cowboys and Vaqueros - History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:30pm

Meet William Green Russell - History Colorado Center

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 11:30am

Pottery Techniques of the ancestral Puebloans - History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 11:30am

Balkanika Dancers perform - History Colorado Center

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 1:30pm

Balkanika Dancers perform - History Colorado Center

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 3:30pm

Our Global Kitchen Family Days - History Colorado Center

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:00am

Story Time - History Colorado Center

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 9:30am

Highline Silver Cornet Band performs - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 11:30am

Highline Silver Cornet Band performs - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 1:30pm

The Life of a Buffalo Soldier - History Colorado Center

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:30am

Flintknapping with Tim Boucher - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 10:00am

Stories of Cowboys and Vaqueros - History Colorado Center

Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 11:30am

Stories of Cowboys and Vaqueros - History Colorado Center

Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 1:30pm

Our Global Kitchen Family Days - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10:00am

Balkanika Dancers perform - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 11:30am

Balkanika Dancers perform - History Colorado Center

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 1:30pm

Story Time - History Colorado Center

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 9:30am

Our Global Kitchen Family Days - History Colorado Center

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 10:00am

Colorado Day - FREE DAY - History Colorado Center

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:00am

Colorado Day - FREE DAY - History Colorado Center

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am

Story Time - History Colorado Center

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:30am

Our Global Kitchen Family Days - History Colorado Center

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 10:00am

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Members receive free admission to History Colorado museums and sites around the state for a full year.

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True West magazine names History Colorado Center top must-see museum of 2013.