Visiting the Denver Mint


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Current Operating Status: Open

All tours will be closed when the COVID-19 community level is HIGH in Denver County. For more information about the operating status of Denver Mint tours, call 303-405-4761.


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 to discover the unique role and history of the U.S. Mint in Denver.

Tour Tickets

Tours are completely booked for the remainder of the 2022 calendar year. However, we often have same day tour cancellations and will fill those spaces on a first-come, first-served basis. Any available tickets will be distributed from the Tour Information Window.

Beginning January 3, 2023, reservations will no longer be accepted and all tour tickets will be available from the Tour Information Window.

The Tour Information Window is located 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.

Peak season is Memorial Day through Labor Day, but the tours are very popular year round. During peak season, we recommend arriving as early as possible.

Read through the instructions and list of prohibited items below before visiting the Mint.

Request a Group Tour

To request a group tour (maximum 20 visitors) or a presentation for students, download the presentation request form (PDF) and email it to DenverMintTours@usmint.treas.gov.

Tour Hours

Tours are offered Monday through Thursday (excluding observed federal holidays) at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. They last approximately 45 minutes.

Tour times and availability vary each day. 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.

Tours will be closed on the following days:

  • December 26, 2022 through January 2, 2023
  • January 2, 2023
  • January 16, 2023
  • February 20, 2023
  • May 29, 2023
  • June 19, 2023
  • July 4, 2023
  • September 4, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • December 25, 2023

Tour Visitors Policy

All visitors must present a ticket to gain entry. Lost tickets cannot be replaced and are non-transferable. All visitors must be at the tour entrance located on Cherokee Street 30 minutes before their scheduled tour time. Late arrivals will not be admitted. The Mint does not provide parking, but there are meters and pay lots within a few blocks of the Mint.

Tour participants must comply with all COVID-19 requirements (including but not limited to mask wearing) in effect at the United States Mint at the time of the tour.

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

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Gift Shop 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

All visitors must be at the tour entrance located on Cherokee Street 30 minutes before their scheduled tour time. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Please allow yourself additional time for parking at meters or public lots. No curbside drop-offs or pickups are allowed around the Mint facility. Tour tickets are required for all tours, advance tickets and reservations are not available.

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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