Visiting the Denver Mint

Learn the rich history of the United States Mint and how we produce billions of coins each year for the American public with a free, guided tour of the Denver facility.

While in Denver, be sure to visit the Mint’s Gift Shop. The Gift Shop is open to the public and offers a great selection of coins and one-of-a-kind souvenirs.

Watch this video for a virtual tour of the U.S. Mint in Denver.

Tour Tickets

Tour tickets are available from the Tour Information Window on Cherokee Street between Colfax Avenue and West 14th Avenue. It opens at 7 a.m. on Monday through Thursday (excluding observed federal holidays), and will remain open until all tickets have been distributed.

Tickets are for same-day tours only; no advance tickets are available. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 5 per person. All visitors must be 7 years and older.

We recommend arriving at the ticket window as early as possible for your best opportunity to obtain tickets, as they run out quickly. Peak season is Memorial Day through Labor Day, but the tours are very popular year round.

Tour Hours

The Denver Mint offers up to 6 tours a day with a maximum of 50 people on each tour. Tours are offered Monday through Thursday (excluding observed federal holidays) at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. They last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

There may be days that tours are not available, and tours may be canceled without prior notice. Please be aware that coin production schedules vary. Coins may not be in production during your tour. For more information, contact us at 303-405-4761.

Tours will be closed on the following days:

  • July 24, 2024 (1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. tours not available)
  • September 2, 2024
  • September 11, 2024 (7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. tours not available)
  • October 14, 2024
  • November 11, 2024
  • November 28, 2024
  • December 25 through December 26, 2024

Request a Group Tour

To request a group tour (15-50 visitors), download the group tour request form (PDF) and email it to DenverMintTours@usmint.treas.gov. We will notify you only if we are able to accommodate your request. We do not offer group tours during peak season (Memorial Day through Labor Day).

Tour Visitors Policy

All visitors must be at the tour entrance located on Cherokee Street at their scheduled tour time. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Visitors must present a ticket to gain entry. Lost tickets cannot be replaced and are non-transferable.

Tours are subject to cancellation, possibly with little or no notice, when circumstances warrant building closure or other cancellation at the United States Mint’s sole discretion. Please plan accordingly. Thank you for your understanding.

There is an extensive list of prohibited items, including all purses and bags. The Mint does NOT provide lockers or storage for any items. All visitors are subject to a security screening, including metal detection and X-ray examination of hand-carried items. The United States Mint reserves the right to deny access to anyone at any time.

Permitted items:

  • A palm-sized wallet that fits in your pocket
  • Powered off cameras/cell phones. Photography is prohibited while on the tour
  • Umbrellas, walkers, wheelchairs
  • Empty water bottles
  • Medical items necessary for the safety and well-being of the visitor

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

  • Handbags, purses, fanny packs, tote bags, backpacks, packages, and bags
  • Food and drinks
  • Lighters and matches
  • Weapons, including pocket knives and personal protective devices such as pepper spray

Special Requirements

The Mint facility is wheelchair accessible and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

If you require a sign language interpreter, contact us at least ten days in advance by email DenverMintTours@usmint.treas.gov, or call us at 303-405-4761.

Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The entrance is on Cherokee Street, between West Colfax Avenue and West 14th Avenue.

Sales Information: 303-572-9500

Tour Location and Parking

United States Mint – Denver Mint
320 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80204-2693
Tour information: 303-405-4761

The Mint does not provide parking, but there are meters and pay lots within a few blocks. Please allow yourself additional time for parking. No curbside drop-offs or pickups are allowed around the Mint facility.

Directions From I-25

From I-25 North

  • Exit at 210A for US-40/US-287/Colfax Avenue
  • Turn Right onto W. Colfax Avenue (I-70-BL E) towards the gold dome of the State Capitol
  • The United States Mint is approximately 1.2 miles on W Colfax Avenue on the right between Delaware and Cherokee Streets

From I-25 South

  • Exit at 210A for US-40/US-287/Colfax Avenue
  • Turn Left onto W. Colfax Avenue (I-70-BL E) towards the gold dome of the State Capitol
  • The United States Mint is approximately 1.2 miles on W Colfax Avenue on the right between Delaware and Cherokee Streets

Denver Mint Tour Survey

After your visit, please share your experience with us by taking a brief online survey.

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