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Denver County, Colorado Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Denver County, Colorado.

Black American West Museum and Heritage Center

Black American West Museum and Heritage Center

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80205
Started in 1971 by a Denver barber, the Museum contains a remarkable collection of items used by black pioneers in the West. It is housed in the former home of Justina Ford, the first licensed black woman doctor in Colorado.

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado State Capitol

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80203
The Colorado State Capitol is the home of the Colorado legislature and the offices of the Colorado Governor and Lt. Governor. Real gold was incorporated into the dome to commemorate the Colorado Gold Rush.

Coors Field

Coors Field

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80205
Coors Field is located in downtown Denver, Colorado and is the home field of the Colorado Rockies, the city's Major League Baseball franchise. It opened in 1995.

Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80204
Located in Denver's Civic Center, the museum is known for its collection of American Indian art, and has a comprehensive collection numbering more than 60,000 works from across the world.

Denver Mint

Denver Mint

Denver, Denver County, Colorado
The Denver Mint is a branch of the United States Mint that struck its first coins on February 1, 1906. The mint is still operating and producing coins for circulation, as well as mint sets and commemorative coins.

Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80205
The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre (32 ha) facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado, United States. Founded in 1896, it is owned by the City and County of Denver and funded in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Downtown Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80211
Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Denver, Colorado at the intersection of I-25 and 23rd Avenue. The Downtown Aquarium in Denver is owned and operated by Landry's Restaurants, Inc.

Forney Transportation Museum

Forney Transportation Museum

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80216
The Forney Transportation Museum is a transportation museum located in Denver, Colorado. It is named after the founder, J.D. Forney, who started Forney Industries, Inc., in Fort Collins.

Republic Plaza

Republic Plaza

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80202
Rising 717 feet (218 m), the Republic Plaza is currently the tallest building in Denver, the state of Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountain region of the United States. It was built in 1984, and contains 56 floors.

Wells Fargo Center

Wells Fargo Center

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80203
The building has a unique type of architecture and is known as the "Cash Register Building" and sometimes as the "Mailbox Building." This building is 698 feet (213 meters) in height and has 52 floors.

Top 10 Most Popular Denver County Landmarks

  1. Black American West Museum and Heritage Center
  2. Colorado State Capitol
  3. Denver Art Museum
  4. Wells Fargo Center
  5. Republic Plaza
  6. Denver Mint
  7. Denver Zoo
  8. Coors Field
  9. Downtown Aquarium
  10. Forney Transportation Museum

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