Explore the Exciting Array of Downtown Denver Attractions
- 16th Street Mall
- Coors Field
- Denver Art Museum
- Denver Downtown Aquarium
- Denver Museum of Nature and Science
- Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park
- Larimer Square
- Pepsi Center
- Sports Authority Field
- US Mint
How To Get Here
Whether you're a cultural aficionado, a thrill seeker or a diehard sports fan, you'll find plenty of things to do near Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. If you're traveling with kids, be sure to consult with our concierge to discover Denver's top attractions for families.
Denver Art Museum
Tues - Thurs 10am - 5pm; Fri 10am - 10pm; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun Noon - 5pm; Monday Closed
The prestigious Denver Art Museum was designed by Daniel Libeskind and features an extraordinary Native American art collection, as well as pieces from all over the world. A great attraction for families, it's home to a variety of special programs and rotating exhibitions.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Experience the wonders of Colorado and beyond in downtown Denver at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This leading institution contains countless fascinating exhibitions and educational programs.
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16th Street Mall
One of Denver's most popular retail and dining attractions, Denver 16th Street Mall features more than two dozen shops and restaurants. It also connects downtown Denver to Commons Park and LoHi.
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Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park
A great destination for families, Elitch Gardens is America's only downtown theme and water park. Open from May to October, it features 53 rides and live entertainment.
Denver Downtown Aquarium
Sunday - Thursday 10am-9pm; Friday & Saturday 10am-9:30pm
Home to over 500 species of animals, the Denver Downtown Aquarium is a must-visit for animal lovers and families alike. Enjoy attractions like the Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant and the Dive Lounge while visiting this Denver favorite.
Guided tours available Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
In February 1895, Congress provided funding for the establishment of a new Mint in Denver. This new Mint would have the capacity to make gold and silver coins. After they began making the coins, the Denver facility advanced to the status of Branch Mint. In the first year of operation, the Denver Mint produced 167,371,035 gold and silver coins, valued at $27 million dollars. The bulk of the first year’s gold coins were valued at $23.8 million, and silver coins being valued at $3.2 million.
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With at least 300 days of sunshine each year, Colorado is an ideal place for outdoor summer sports. You'll drink in a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains while enjoying America's favorite pastime.
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With restaurants, shops, and entertainment in Larimer Square, this area of the city has quickly become one of Denver's most popular destinations. Enjoy the foodie culture here and dine at a trendy restaurant, or shop at one of the high-end boutiques.
Home to the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Mammoth, the Pepsi Center is a multi-purpose arena that also features concerts and more!
Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium
Home of the Denver Broncos, this field is primarily used for football games. The stadium is easily accessible in Denver, along interstate 25. The stadium is also accessible by light rail.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Mon - Sat, 10am - 8pm; Sun 10am - 6pm
The DCPA is the largest theatre organization in the Rocky Mountain region. With Broadway musicals, world-class plays, and more, discover a remarkable theatre experience and catch a show during your stay.