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Denver Artwork Museum, Zoo, Botanic Backyard free days in 2022


The annual free days provided by the Scientific & Cultural Amenities District cowl the metro space’s largest nonprofit establishments, from the Denver Artwork Museum and Denver Botanic Gardens to the Denver Zoo, and so they’re at all times family-friendly hits.

The aforementioned are thought of Tier 1 organizations in SCFD’s gross sales tax-enabled funding, and with a surprisingly nice haul this 12 months — $62.2 million, or an 18% year-to-date enhance over 2021 — they’re poised to roar again for 2022.

Listed below are the highlights for Tier 1 organizations. Some organizations are free daily, equivalent to Broomfield Veterans Museum, Foothills Artwork Middle and Aurora Historical past Museum, in response to SCFD.

Test quickly for a full, up to date listing, and a printable bookmark for the beneath establishments. Most require on-line reservations, and all occasions are topic to alter or cancellation as a consequence of altering COVID-19 mandates. Go to for the newest from the town.

Denver Artwork Museum

  • Jan. 11 and 22
  • Feb. 28
  • March 8

Word: Common museum admission is free for teenagers 18 and youthful daily. 720-865-5000 or

Denver Zoo

Attributable to demand, Denver Zoo has instituted a web based lottery system that may randomly choose winners. Potential attendees should register on-line throughout a five-day open lottery interval for an opportunity to acquire as much as 5 vouchers for the related free day. The primary Free Day is on Friday, Jan. 7, with the lottery interval open now by Thursday, Dec. 30. No tickets might be out there on the gate. Extra free days: Feb. 6, April 10, Oct. 8 and Nov. 1. 720-337-1400 or

Denver Botanic Gardens at York Road

  • Jan. 17
  • Feb. 17
  • March 16
  • April 21
  • June 7
  • July 6
  • Aug. 16
  • Nov. 25.

Name 720-865-3500 or go to for this and the 2 places listed beneath.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms

  • Jan. 17
  • Feb. 17
  • March 16
  • April 21
  • June 7
  • July 6,
  • Aug. 6
  • Nov. 25.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Plains Conservation Middle

  • Jan. 20
  • Feb. 17
  • March 19
  • June 16
  • July 23
  • Aug. 23
  • Nov. 19
  • Dec. 15


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