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20 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Denver, Colorado

Unusual Attractions in Denver


Dinos and Dunes in the Colorado Desert

Jun 6—Jun 10, 2019

Venture with us into the Colorado desert, June 6–10, to unearth the mysteries of the prehistoric beasts that once roamed this very same ground.

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RiNo Graffiti
May 4
Denver, Colorado

The Alleys of RiNo

Dig into the intersection of history, art, and culture through Denver's unique murals, graffiti, and street art.
May 11
Boulder, Colorado

The Tales Tombstones Tell

Explore the fascinating world of tombstone communication through Victorian symbolism.
Meinte Veldhuis orienting an Atlas Obscura group to the night sky.
May 11
Berthoud, Colorado

Star Stuff

Gaze through the Little Thompson Observatory 18" and 24" telescopes, indulge in cosmic lemonade and moon pies, and compete to win at space trivia!
Le Péril Vert: L'Absinthe.
May 20
Longmont, Colorado

Green Fairy or Green Devil?

Enjoy stories and samples of one of history’s most controversial alcohols, absinthe!
Dung Beetle.
Jun 29
Denver, Colorado

Discover the Fascinating World of Beetles

See the largest dung beetle collection in the country! Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Dung Beetle.
Jul 13
Denver, Colorado

Discover the Fascinating World of Beetles

See the largest dung beetle collection in the country! Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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