All of the "free" days for the Denver Zoo; Denver Art Museum; Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys; Children's Museum of Denver; Denver Museum of Nature & Science; Denver Botanic Gardens (on York Street) & Botanic Gardens @ Chatfield Farms have been updated on each month tab above.
Additional "free cultural" or discounted are:
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1101 13th Street, 303-893-4100
Discounts: $10 tickets to all locally produced Theatre Company productions on select dates, plus occasional discounts to Broadway and Cabaret shows. Visit denvercenter.org/dcpaccess for details.
Offering free admission Monday through Sunday:
Hudson Gardens - 6115 S Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Arvada Center Galleries - 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada
Each Friday from 5-8 pm is free at downtown’s prestigious Clyfford Still Museum - 1250 Bannock Street.
Others offer slightly more limited hours, such as the free Tuesday-Saturday admission at the Museum of Outdoor Arts (1000 Englewood Parkway) and the Tuesday-Sunday free admission at the Aurora History Museum (15051 E Alameda Parkway).
For these bigger institutions, we recommend showing up early and exercising patience, as most have proven wildly popular year-round. Hours vary by institution.