Overhead view of visitors in the museum

Plan Your Visit


General admission tickets are currently timed-entry and are released to the public on a rolling basis up to four weeks in advance. Members receive access to tickets six weeks in advance.

Beginning Monday, October 25, general admission tickets will be available to purchase several months in advance. Select the date you wish to visit to purchase tickets, without the need for timed-entry. Buy tickets.

Please be aware general admission tickets do not include entry into ticketed exhibitions (such as Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France, opening November 14). Museum admission is valid only for the date printed on the ticket.

At this time, visitors and staff are encouraged to wear their masks while inside the museum. Please review our visitor guidelines ahead of your visit. Thank you for helping us mitigate exposure and ensure the best possible experience for all of our visitors.

Please note the museum will close early on Saturday, October 16, and on Friday, October 22, at 3 pm for staff training.

Free Days

Several times throughout the year, the DAM offers free general admission through our Free Days at the DAM program, presented by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores. Learn more.

Become a Member

Members support the museum's mission while also enjoying many benefits such as free general admission, discounts on ticketed exhibitions, guest passes to share with family and friends, a subscription to our member magazine, and so much more! Sign up today.

General Admission

We are open seven days a week year-round, 10-5 pm. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Adults $10 $13
Seniors (65 & older) $8 $10
Students (with ID) $8 $10
Active Military & Veterans (with ID) $8 $10
Children (18 & younger) Free Free
Members Free Free

The Free for Kids program, which offers free general admission to youth 18 and under every day, is made possible by Scott Reiman and presented by Bellco Credit Union.

Denver CityPASS saves up to 40% on general admission to the DAM, plus your choice of 2, 3, or 4 more top Denver attractions. Learn more.

Colorado resident SNAP cardholders please call 720-913-0130 to purchase $1 per person general admission for up to 10 people total.

The DAM also participates in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families. The summer 2021 program begins on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 6. Find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

Group Tours

Groups of a minimum of 10 and maximum of 40 are welcome to request a guided group tour of the museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Requests must be made at least two weeks in advance. To make reservations and schedule your group tour, call 720-913-0088 (Monday–Friday, 10 am–5 pm) or email groupsales@denverartmuseum.org.

What's on View?

Please be aware the museum has limited artwork on view at this time. The galleries on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th floors are currently closed for reinstallation.

Plan ahead by using our online calendar to see what exhibitions are on view on the day you wish to visit. The museum will reopen its expanded and reimagined campus on October 24.

COVID-19 Safety

We are committed to keeping you healthy and safe, but please be aware exposure to COVID-19 is possible in public places. To help mitigate exposure and ensure the best possible experience, we have implemented additional safety and cleaning procedures. Contact info@denverartmuseum.org with any questions ahead of your visit.

CDC guidelines have been changing frequently. At this time, all visitors and staff are encouraged to wear their masks while inside the museum. We also ask that you follow these guidelines:


All guests are encouraged to wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth throughout their visit. If you don’t have a mask, we have masks available.

6 Feet Apart

Please maintain a 6-foot distance from visitors not in your party.

Are you well?

If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home and reschedule your visit.

Clean Hands

Wash your hands frequently. Automatic hand sanitizing stations can be found on every floor.


Strollers and wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis at the visitor services desk. Strollers and wheelchairs are cleaned after each use.


If you require an additional seating option during your visit, we have portable stools available throughout the museum. Stools will be cleaned after each use.


Please limit the number of visitors per elevator car to 4 people per ride. Groups of family members visiting together may exceed this guideline.


We accept both cash and credit cards. Our preferred method of payment is credit card as it offers a touch free option.

Food & Drink

Food and drink is not allowed inside the galleries. Please enjoy food and drink, including water, in the Atrium and Lower Level only.


Store large bags in a locker on Level 1 or the Lower Level. Lockers require a quarter to operate.


Non-flash photography is allowed in galleries and public spaces. You will see on the gallery door or object label if photography is not allowed.


Personal videography is not allowed anywhere in the museum. The museum often photographs and films onsite programs for use on promotional materials. If you do not wish to be filmed or photographed, please inform a staff member.


Visitors will enter and check-in through the main Hamilton Building doors. Please print your tickets or have them readily accessible on your phone for the best check-in experience.


Be aware that capacity in the museum is reduced. We are gradually increasing capacity as conditions evolve.


Water fountains within the museum are now operational. Visitors can also bring a sealable water bottle and drink only in the atrium on each floor (no water is allowed near artworks). Bottled water is for sale in the pop-up shop.

Safety and Cleaning Procedures

The museum asks that you observe all signage and instruction provided at the museum and we reserve the right to ask anyone not following safety measures to leave the premises.

We promise you:

  • We have the highest quality air filtration system and have added “no touch” faucets and restroom facilities, as well as increased daily cleaning and sanitization schedules to help ensure we meet standards set by the CDC.
  • We will limit the number of visitors in the facility at one time to help visitors enjoy the museum without crowds and lines and with the recommended social distancing space.

We ask of you:

  • Masks are encouraged throughout your visit. Please plan on wearing a mask that covers your nose and mouth. If you don’t have your own mask, we can provide one for you.
  • Please observe all social distancing requirements, including limiting your group size to fewer than 10 people.
  • Purchase your ticket/reserve your entry time in advance online.
  • Come back another day if you are not feeling well.
  • Wash your hands frequently.

Free Days at the DAM

General admission is free several times a year during Free Days at the DAM, presented by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores.

Please be aware the museum is currently operating under reduced capacity in accordance with city guidelines. We strongly encourage you to reserve your ticket online ahead of your visit.

Bellco Free for Kids

General admission is free to all youth age 18 and under every day, granting more kids access to art than ever before. Presented by Bellco Credit Union, the Free for Kids program funds general admission for all children annually and enables the museum to offer $5 youth pricing for ticketed exhibitions.

Directions & Parking

Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Avenue Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204

The museum is located downtown at 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway in Denver's Golden Triangle neighborhood. The Hamilton Building is on 13th Avenue between Broadway and Bannock Street and is open seven days a week. The Martin Building is currently closed for renovation.


There is often construction happening nearby, so please allow extra time for traffic and parking.

Cultural Center Complex Garage
Parking is available at several lots near the museum, including in the Cultural Center Complex Garage at 12th Avenue and Broadway. Accessible parking spaces are located on the second level and electric vehicle charging stations are available on the third level. The garage is open from 6 am-6 pm and is operated by Denver Public Works, not the museum. If you have questions, please contact the Parking Manager at 303-640-1096.

Additional Lots and Street Parking
Street and metered parking spaces and additional parking lots are also located within walking distance. Find a map with nearby parking options on Parkopedia.

Getting Here by Car

From the North: Drive south on I-25 to the Speer Boulevard exit. Turn left onto Speer and continue past Colfax Avenue, then turn left onto 14th Avenue. The museum is six blocks ahead. To park in the garage, continue for one block and turn right onto Broadway, then right onto 12th Avenue.

From the East: Head south on I-25 to the Speer Boulevard South exit (212). Continue on Speer Boulevard past Colfax Avenue, then turn left onto 14th Avenue. The museum is six blocks ahead. To park in the garage, continue for one block and turn right onto Broadway, then right onto 12th Avenue.

From the South: Drive north on I-25 to the Lincoln-Broadway exit (207). Go north on Lincoln and turn left at 12th Avenue. The Cultural Complex Garage is two blocks ahead, just past Broadway.

From the West: Driving east on I-70, take the US-6 East/West 6th Avenue exit (261). After several miles, US-6 freeway becomes a one-way street. Turn left onto Lincoln Street. You are now approaching from the south. Proceed to 12th Avenue and turn left to reach the parking garage, which is just past Broadway.

Getting Here by Public Transit

RTD and Light Rail
You can reach the museum from anywhere in the metro area via the Regional Transportation District (RTD). For more information, visit rtd-denver.com.

The Free MallRide
Park anywhere downtown and take the RTD’s Free MallRide to the museum.Get off at Cleveland Place, then walk south through Civic Center Park. For more information, visit downtowndenver.com.

Getting Here by Bike or Scooter

Bike Racks
There are bike racks on the museum plaza for you to lock up your bike or park a scooter. Remember to bring a secure bike lock. If you have a skateboard, you can check it at the front desk when you purchase your general admission ticket.

Dockless scooters through services such as Lime, Lyft, and Uber are widely available in Denver.


Everyone is welcome at the Denver Art Museum. We’re committed to creating a safe and respectful environment that accommodates the needs of all of our visitors, no matter their age or abilities.

The Shop at the Denver Art Museum

The Shop offers bottled water and small prepackaged snacks, as well as a unique assortment of art-inspired souvenirs and gifts. Gift cards are also available. Your purchases support the programs and collections at the Denver Art Museum.

Colorado resident discount offered courtesy of the residents who support the SCFD. The Free for Kids program at the Denver Art Museum is made possible by Scott Reiman and presented by Bellco Credit Union. Free Days at the DAM are made possible by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).