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American Museum of Western Art

1727 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80202-4006
+1 303-293-2000
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A Diamond in Disguise

This hidden diamond of a museum was an outstanding find! On my last visit I had been staying at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
267kar
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Marco Island, Florida
Must See!

This museum has beautiful examples of western art paintings and sculptures. Even the building... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
bkute65
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Los Angeles, California
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1727 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80202-4006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hidden diamond of a museum was an outstanding find! On my last visit I had been staying at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown (great place!) when I happened to turn left instead of right. A little unobtrusive sign on a brownstone building told me...More

Thank 267kar
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This museum has beautiful examples of western art paintings and sculptures. Even the building itself, The Navarro Building, has a fascinating history too!

Thank bkute65
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Tucked in an historic home across from the Brown Palace Hotel, if there is only one museum you have time to visit, this is it! Understanding our country through the lens of spectacular paintings make history of the west come alive. For a slight fee,...More

2  Thank stevenk460
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We attempted to visit during a trip to Denver and walked there from a restaurant. Upon arriving a few minutes after 2:00 PM we were told that the last self-guided tour was at 2:00 PM due to a special event. This was not posted anywhere...More

Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A small gem for sure. Impressive collection of information and artifacts highlighting African Americans' contributions to the "Old West". Knowledgable guides - well worth a visit.

Thank hiwaychild
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My friend arranged a guided tour of this museum. Our docent was excellent - informative and fun. Self-guided tours are also an option. The building itself is a treasure. The collection is over the top impressive. This is a feast for your senses if you...More

Thank 2again
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This was the only museum I wanted to visit in Denver as it is housed in a very characterful mansion and contains a collection redolent of the history of the west. We enjoyed it more than the big collections . Two oddities however , the...More

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I live in Arizona and was pleased to see a very large collection dedicated to Arizona and the Grand Canyon. Beautiful big paintings. Shame they don't allow photography, but understandable. The staff was also wonderful.

Thank Whitney F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Small museum, a treasure. Exhibit of visionary canvases of the west and southwest, artists who traveled across the continent to paint and sculpt. See the entire beautiful small museum in one easy visit; come away with radiance. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. has...More

Thank hsm m
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Even if you don't consider yourself a big fan of Western art, the quality and range of this collection will impress. Each floor contains a variety of styles/periods, e.g., Taos school, Hudson Valley, etc and the art is displayed salon style. The Navarre historical building...More

Thank Crowhollow
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David J
18 July 2017|
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Response from HarleyMatt | Reviewed this property |
The museum does not open in the evenings and it is only open Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. Last entry is at 4:00pm and it shuts 4:30pm.. Its a high security museum and they do not allow big crowds in either, so go when it... More
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Tim S
16 April 2017|
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Response from susantaylor33 | Reviewed this property |
If you never have been there, I would recommend signing up for the guided tour. They do a great job of giving you the history behind western art, and what the artists were trying to capture depending upon the times and the... More
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