Denver Mint
The Denver Mint - the world's largest producer of coins, Denver
The Denver Mint - the world's largest producer of coins, Denver

Denver Mint Tours and Tickets

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The Denver Mint is one of a handful of facilities that produces US currency, and one of only two (along with the United States Mint in Philadelphia) that offers tours to the public. Visitors can tour the massive Renaissance-style 1904 mint building to glimpse the coin-making process, explore exhibits on the history of money, or purchase authentic currency and commemorative coins in the gift shop.

  • 320 W Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado, 80204

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q:What are Denver Mint hours of operation?
Denver Mint hours of operation: . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Q:Is the Denver Mint giving tours?
A:Yes, the Denver Mint is giving tours, which are usually available from Monday through Thursday, except on national holidays. Tours generally run five times a day and last 45 minutes. Try to arrive at least 30 minutes before your tour, as you can’t reserve admission tickets in advance.
Q:How long is the Denver Mint tour?
A:The Denver Mint tour lasts around 45 minutes, but it’s wise to block out around 1.5 hours of your time, as you’ll need to arrive at least 30 minutes early. Admission tickets are available on the same day on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q:Can you take pictures on the Denver Mint tour?
A:No, you can’t take pictures inside the Denver Mint. You can take pocket-sized cameras and cell phones inside, but they must be switched off for the duration of your tour. Note that there’s no cloakroom or locker storage, so it’s best to travel light.
Q:Do you need to book in advance to visit the Denver Mint?
A:No, you don’t need to book in advance to visit the Denver Mint—except if you’re bringing a group of 15-20 visitors or taking students on a field trip. Tickets are only available on the day of tours and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q:What is the best day to visit the Denver Mint?
A:There’s no best day to visit the Denver Mint, but you’re more likely to secure a ticket for the tour of your choice if you come outside of the busy season, which runs from Memorial Day Weekend at the end of May through Labor Day at the start of September.
Q:Can I visit the Denver Mint without a tour?
A:No, you can’t visit the Denver Mint independently—you can only explore as part of a tour. You can buy tickets from the tour information window on Colfax Street. Note that tickets are distributed on a first come, first served basis, so it’s wise to arrive early to guarantee your spot.