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3 Amazing Speciality Museums to Visit in Denver

Kate Feathers

For anyone who'd like to go and visit a museum in Denver, Colorado, there are many amazing options to choose from! From the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to the Denver Art Museum, there is something for everybody in Denver.

How about the less general museums though? There are many speciality museums in Denver that focus on a particular topic and that are definitely worth the visit no matter if you're an enthusiast in the particular subject matter or if you're just curious.

Without further ado, here are the 3 great speciality museums to visit in Denver!

Denver Selfie Museum

To start it off with a little curiosity, there's a Denver Selfie Museum in Denver! When you visit, you get the chance to take a selfie with many amazing backgrounds that are made and ready solely for this purpose. Your Instagram account might suddenly look much more lively and interesting.

The ticket prices on weekdays are apparently 25 dollars per person. Maya Stanton writes for the Lonely Planet:

"It’s the polar opposite of the policies at a fine-art establishment – hands-on experience is the name of the game here, and obviously, photography is seriously encouraged, if not downright mandatory. Visitors are encouraged to wield the available props however they’d like and take their time meandering through the various installations."

The museum is located at 1531 Stout St in Denver. Why not visit and take some amazing pictures?

Denver Firefighters Museum

The second museum on the list is the Denver Firefighters Museum, which displays many artifacts, photographs and various documents from the Denver Fire Department.

The main purpose of the museum is to educate the public about the history of firefighting in Denver as well as fire safety. The experience is bound to be interested not only for firefighting enthusiasts but also for everyone who's interested in getting to know more about fire safety and firefighting in general.

The official website of the Denver Firefighters Museum states:

"It is the vision of the Denver Firefighters Museum to present exhibits that are tangible expressions of the history of the Denver Fire Department. The goal in presenting exhibits is to entertain, educate, and guide the public in the pursuit of new interests. Exhibits also are designed to provide the public with a better understanding of the origins and growth of present community interests, activities, and attitudes. "

The museum is in the former Fire Station No. 1, which is a building that has apparently been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. If you'd like to visit, you can find the museum at 1326 Tremont Pl in Denver.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Last but definitely not least, the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is the official Air & Space Museum in Colorado.

When it comes to its history, the website of the museum says:

"From 1937 to 1994, Lowry Air Force Base, located on the eastern edge of the city of Denver, served the nation and the surrounding community in many distinguished ways. The air base, primarily a technical training center, graduated more than 1.1 million enlisted members and officers in skills ranging from armament to photography, tremendously strengthening the country’s war efforts in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. "

If you'd like to get to know more about this topic, don't hesitate to visit the museum at 7711 E Academy Blvd in Denver.

Final Thoughts

These are just 3 out of all the great speciality museums that are there to discover in Denver, so if you'd like to explore more museums in Denver, don't hesitate to find out more about them!

Museums are wonderful places to be. Why not visit some of them when you get the chance? Enjoy!

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