General admission tickets are available to purchase at the visitor services desk upon your arrival or online in advance. Museum admission is valid only for the date printed on the ticket. Please note general admission does not include entry to ticketed exhibitions. Browse the campus map to plan out your visit. Buy general admission tickets.
In order to help us provide the best possible experience for you and all of our visitors, please review our visitor safety guidelines ahead of your visit.
Free for Kids
The Free for Kids program, which offers free general admission to visitors 18 and under every day, is presented by Bellco Credit Union.
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.
We are open daily from 10 am-5 pm, until 9 pm on Tuesdays. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
|Seniors (65 & older)||$12||$16|
|Students (with ID)||$12||$16|
|Teachers (with ID)||$12||$16|
|Active Military & Veterans (with ID)||$12||$16|
|Youth (18 & younger)||Free||Free|
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. Learn more.
The DAM is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museum program, which annually offers free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families during the summer. This program has concluded for 2023 and will return next summer. Learn more.
Guided tours of the museum's collections and special exhibitions are available for groups of a minimum of 10 and maximum of 40 visitors. Group tours are also available for visitors with disabilities.
Ignite your students’ curiosity and enhance your classroom curriculum with a field trip to the DAM! School tours explore human creativity from multiple lenses and entry points, engaging students in hands-on activities and lively, thought-provoking conversations.
Health and Safety
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 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 email@example.com with any questions ahead of your visit.
We kindly ask visitors to observe all signage and instruction provided at the museum. We reserve the right to ask anyone not following safety measures to leave the premises. We also ask that you follow the following guidelines:
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.
Elder and handicap drop off/pick up is available on 13th Avenue, between Broadway and Bannock.
There is often construction happening nearby, so please allow extra time for traffic and parking. Street and metered parking spaces are located within walking distance. Find a map with nearby parking options on Parkopedia.
Parking is also 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 4 am-11 pm and is operated by Denver Public Works, not the museum. If you have questions, please contact the Parking Manager at 303-640-1096.
Please be aware that as of September 2022, how you pay for parking in the Cultural Center Complex Garage has changed. Instead of a receiving a ticket when you enter, visitors pay using the PaybyPhone app (available from Apple’s App Store or Google Play) or by using the kiosk in the elevator lobby on level 1, near the Hamilton Building entrance.
Parking Steps for the Cultural Center Complex Garage:
- Drive in and find a spot
- Note license plate number
- Pay at kiosk or the PayByPhone app
Kiosk on Level 1:
- Press any button on machine
- Insert plate number
- Choose rate from list
- Insert credit card or cash
- Download app and enter in license plate and payment information. This only needs to be done for the initial installation
- Once completed and insert location number 7201919 (also posted in garage)
- Choose length of time rate and press continue
- Once you have verified that is what you wish to purchase
- Press Pay & Park
- Early Bird (in before 8 am and out by 6 pm): $9
- 1 hour: $2
- 2 hours: $4
- 4 hours: $8
- 6 hours: $12
- 8 hours: $16
- 12 hours: $20
Advertised event rates are posted at the entrance and vary from $5 to $12. Posted event rates supersedes hourly rates. Event parkers must exit the garage by 11:59 pm or incur additional parking fees. *Rates are subject to change without notice. Publicized rates posted at garage entrance supersede these rates. Cash and major credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) are accepted. Visit denver.gov for the more information.
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
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.
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 note free days do not include entry into ticketed exhibitions.
Free for Kids
General admission is free to all visitors 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.
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.
Dining & Shopping
Grab a snack or a quick bite at Café Gio, a casual dining experience located in the main hall in the Sie Welcome Center. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor seating and a menu of sandwiches, salads, pastries, snacks, drinks, and more. Open during regular museum hours.
The Ponti is an immersive dining environment with an expansive outdoor terrace and indoor public and private dining spaces. Enjoy a locally sourced, seasonal menu for lunch daily and dinner on Tuesday evenings and brunch on the weekends. Reservations are encouraged.
Colorado resident discount offered courtesy of the residents who support the SCFD. The Free for Kids program at the Denver Art Museum is 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).