Denver is home to the US Mint, where billions of coins are made every year. Visitors and residents at least 7 years old can tour the US mint for free Monday through Thursday. Here is a preview of what goes on at this money factory:
Unfortunately you can't get advanced tour tickets, they are only offered same-day. To get mint tour tickets, head to the gift shop on Cherokee Street, between West Colfax Avenue and West 14th Avenue, and you will see the tour information window. Ticket sales start at 7am every day until they sell out for daily tour times of 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Tours will be closed on the following days:
- January 20, 2020
- February 17, 2020
- April 23, 2020
- May 25, 2020
- July 2, 2020
- August 24, 2020 through September 7, 2020
- October 12, 2020
- November 11, 2020
- November 26, 2020
- December 21 through December 24, 2020
- December 31, 2020
For more information, visit the US mint's website.