As you plan your trip to the Mile High City, enrich your time with a Denver Mint Tour. This completely free, guided tour takes you through the illustrious U.S. Mint. You’ll learn little-known facts from the informative displays and interactive exhibits that show you the various designs of our coins. In 2017, the Mint will be celebrating its 225th anniversary, and it’ll be a busy touring season. Start making plans to visit today!
If you’re looking for the best way to pass the day in Denver, download our FREE Vacation Guide. Not only is it full of recommendations for amazing stores and delicious restaurants to visit, but also incredible museums and excursions like the Denver Mint Tour. You can take a leisurely walk from Castle Marne to experience this enriching tour and explore our downtown area!
Everything You Need to Know About the Denver Mint Tour
The History of this Federal Complex
Since 1792, the U.S. Mint in Denver has grown into the largest coin manufacturer in the world. Each coin is designed and pressed here to be sent out all across the country. If you look at each coin, you’ll notice the incredible craftsmanship and intricate designs that define them.
Discover the wonders of this federal complex with a Denver Mint Tour. It’s located at 320 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204, and is close to the Civic Center Park in downtown Denver! Stop by the Gift Shop for your free tickets and browse the extensive collection of merchandise.
Denver Mint Tours take place Monday through Thursday (except for federal holidays) from 8 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Tour dates vary throughout the year. The journey typically lasts from 45-60 minutes and explains the entire process of creating every penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half-dollar, and silver dollar. As you continue on your tour, you’ll learn the extensive history of the U.S. Mint and its essential role in our nation’s history.
Keep in mind, you’ll need to be there 30 minutes before your visit, and there is a limit of 5 people per tour. For a complete list of restrictions and frequently-asked-questions, check out the Denver Mint Tour website!
How to Enhance Your Trip
Every year, there is a limited edition coin collection that can be seen on your Denver Mint Tour and purchased in the gift shop. The gift shop also contains an assortment of coins for purchase that commemorates important events and U.S. presidents.
Book Your Stay at Castle Marne
After your Denver Mint Tour, walk through our urban downtown to Castle Marne. Our historical inn has been serving the community since 1889 and continues to preserve the past of this culturally-rich city. If you plan to visit the U.S. Mint and are a member of the military, check out our “We Thank You” Discount. We offer 20% off your entire stay if you are a veteran, first responder, or active military. You can relax in your luxurious accommodation and enjoy scrumptious meals in our castle restaurant.
Explore a piece of our wonderful nation’s history with us today!