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Colorado State Capitol - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

200 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203, USA

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About Colorado State Capitol

The beautiful Colorado State Capitol building is the nation's only capitol building with a LEED® Gold certification. It is located at 200 East Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado, United States, is the home of the Colorado General Assembly and the offices of the Governor of Colorado and Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. It was constructed in the 1890s from Colorado white granite, and opened for use in November 1894. The distinctive gold dome consists of real gold leaf.

Attractions Near Colorado State Capitol

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception0.27km from Colorado State Capitol

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception serves as the mother church for the growing faith community of almost 500,000 Catholics, in 144 parishes and missions spread throughout northern Colorado. uit is one of the iconic architectures in this area and also a famous pilgrimage site.

Molly Brown House Museum
Molly Brown House Museum0.4km from Colorado State Capitol

This antique-filled Victorian house was the home of Molly Brown, not only a famous survivor of the Titanic, but so much more. It presents exhibits interpreting her life and that of Victorian Denver as well as historic preservation. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is designated as a Denver Landmark.

History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center0.44km from Colorado State Capitol

The History Colorado Center is a museum in Denver, Colorado, USA dedicated to the history of the state of Colorado. It tells the stories of colorful Coloradans with fun, family-friendly activities and hands-on exhibits in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District.

Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum0.46km from Colorado State Capitol

This is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast. it is dedicated to helping visitors explore art and creativity through hands-on activities, extensive art collections, and world-class exhibitions. The Museum’s iconic Martin Building (formerly known as the North Building) was designed by famed Italian architect Gio Ponti in 1971.

Frederic C. Hamilton Building
Frederic C. Hamilton Building0.52km from Colorado State Capitol

The Frederic C. Hamilton Building, is an expansion and addition to the existing museum, designed by the Italian Architect Gio Ponti. The 146,000-square-foot extension, which opened in October 2006, currently houses the Modern and Contemporary art collections as well as the collections of Oceanic and African Art.

Clyfford Still Museum
Clyfford Still Museum0.54km from Colorado State Capitol

The Clyfford Still Museum is an art museum in Denver, Colorado. The Museum's collection includes 3,125 works by abstract expressionist Clyfford Still (1904-1980), which represents 93 percent of the artist's lifetime output and complete archives. It also offers nine beautiful galleries of Still’s art, historic photos, objects and letters from the Clyfford Still Archives, interactive features, a pair of tranquil outdoor terraces, views into storage and conservation areas.

Where is Colorado State Capitol

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Denver is a consolidated city and county, the capital, and most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is an outdoor city known for its world-class cultural attractions, thriving craft breweries, chef-driven dining and red-hot music scene, all within easy reach of the Rocky Mountains.