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Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2121 Children's Museum Dr, Denver, CO 80211, USA

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About Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

The Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is located in downtown Denver at 2121 Children’s Museum Drive. The Museum focuses on early childhood education, serving children newborn through age eight and their caregivers through interactive exhibits and educational programming. The 46,902 square foot building is located on a 9-acre campus and has 20 exhibits and approximately 450,000 visitors annually.


Attractions Near Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Downtown Aquarium
Downtown Aquarium0.44km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

This is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Denver, Colorado at the intersection of I-25 and 23rd Ave. The 107,000 square feet main building sits on a 17-acre site adjacent to the South Platte River. Its freshwater and marine aquaria total approximately 1,000,000 US gallons, and exhibit a variety of fish and other animals.

Elitch Gardens
Elitch Gardens0.61km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Elitch Gardens is Colorado's only world-class combination theme and water park owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. Guests will discover many reasons to visit the park from the hottest rides to the coolest water slides, 15 KiddieLand attractions, and edge-of-your-seat extreme thrills.

Confluence Park
Confluence Park1.06km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

This is a living laboratory that allows visitors to gain a greater understanding of the ecotypes of the South Texas region and the function of the San Antonio River watershed. The park includes concrete trails often filled with walkers, runners, and bikers. Some grassy areas, river overlooks, and park benches are also available. Two pedestrian bridges cross the South Platte River and Cherry Creek at Confluence Park.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver1.17km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) explores the art and culture of our time through rotating exhibitions and public educational programs in two locations: the Fries Building at 1485 Delgany Street and at the Holiday Theater in Denver's Northside neighborhood.As Denver's first institution devoted entirely to contemporary art, MCA DENVER is housed in a new environmentally sustainable facility designed by David Adjaye.

Larimer Square
Larimer Square1.54km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

This is the Denver's urban shopping and dining district. Victorian buildings house specialty boutiques and unique chef-driven restaurants. It served as the city's main business area for years, but by the 1900s, it had deteriorated into a run-down area. In 1965, Larimer Square Associates began restoring it as a historical and commercial centre.

Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex1.72km from Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

The Ellie is a world-class acoustical hall designed in the lyric style with four levels: balcony, loge, mezzanine and orchestra. It seats 2,225.Originally, the building was a multi-purpose structure: it accommodated concerts, operas, theatrical shows, conventions, basketball, auto shows and even circuses, with flags flying from its domes and light bulbs outlining its pediments, cornice, and corners.

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