Public Tours photo

Public tours at the Museum are free with admission. Photo by Chris Schneider

Free public tours

(with Museum admission)

Day Time
Wednesdays* 3 pm
Fridays 6:30 pm
Sundays* 3 pm

*Tour your heart out with back-to-back public tours during the two-venue exhibition Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford. From April 9 to July 16, a 45-minute tour of Shade will be offered at the Denver Art Museum on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 2 p.m. On Wednesdays and Sundays, continue your tour at CSM at 3 p.m. Members of either museum enjoy both tours at no charge. The general public need purchase just one ticket at either venue; no reservations required.

The Museum also offers specially themed tours on select dates. Check our event page for public tours to see if a special tour is scheduled on a day you’d like to visit.

Private Tours

Private tours are available by appointment and are conducted by specially trained Museum guides with advanced art degrees. Select themes and tour types are available upon request. Private two-venue tours of CSM and the Denver Art Museum next door are also available April 9–July 16 during our collaborative exhibition, Shade.

10–30 people, rates include admission

Status Price
Adults $14 per person
(all in party must be 65+)
$12 per person
College students when accompanied by an instructor
(all in party must have a valid ID)

For questions, contact

Request a Private Tour

Policies and Procedures

Tours are offered Tuesday–Sunday by appointment, between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm, subject to availability.

The average duration of a tour is 45–60 minutes.

Tour groups must have at least 10 people, with a maximum of 30 per group.

Tours require three weeks advanced notice to schedule and are subject to availability.

Upon receipt of your tour request form, a Museum representative will contact you with available tour times, payment information, and other information regarding your visit.

Payment in full is due at the time of your visit. Cash or credit cards are accepted.

In order to qualify for the group rate, all persons in the group must be either adults or seniors. If the group is mixed, the group will be charged the adult group rate.

Guests should arrive as a group 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the tour. Tours begin promptly at the stated time of your tour.

Photography for personal, noncommercial use is allowed in the galleries. Video recordings are permitted only on mobile phones or similarly small recording devices. The use of flash and tripods are not permitted. Our complete Visitor Photo Policy is available here. The application form for commercial photography at the Museum is available here.

Please refer to this complete list of Private Guided Tour Policies and Procedures (PDF).

Group Visits without a Tour

Discounted rates are available for adults, seniors, and college students in groups of 10 or more who do not wish to have a Museum-led tour. Advanced reservations are required. For more information, please see our group admission rates.

School Visits

For information about class trips, please see our School Visits / inStill page.