Learn about the attractions for people with hearing loss in Denver.

Check out these great accessible attractions on your trip to Denver.

There are a lot of excellent reasons to love Denver: the air is fresh and clean, the mountains are beautiful and there’s plenty to do and see. During your trip to Denver, make sure to check out these excellent attractions that offer services for people with hearing loss.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is as spectacular as they get. It has a host of permanent and rotating exhibits, which span the categories, from ancient Mayan culture to Russian folk art. There’s also an IMAX theater and an excellent planetarium on site, which includes shows that are fun for all ages, such as how the ancient Mayans saw the sky.

Additionally, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science has excellent hearing loss solutions. If you’re seeing a show in the Ricketson Auditorium, you can request an assistive listening device free of charge. The Phipps Imax Theater has closed captioning at all of its shows using Rear Window captioning systems. Just request a Rear Window device at the box office 20 minutes or more before the show begins. Assistive listening devices are also available for amplification for certain movies at the Phipps Imax. The Gates Planetarium provides assistive listening devices as well as audio transcripts upon request. Finally, many exhibits with videos provide captions, including the Egyptian Mummy exhibit, which provides a video on using a CAT-scan to determine a still-wrapped mummy’s contents, and the Gems and Minerals exhibit, which features a captioned video on the largest crystal in the world – the Alma King.

Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is itself a work of art, with one of the newest buildings on the premises designed by architect Daniel Libeskind to reflect the peaks and feel of the Rocky Mountains. Inside, the museum has an impressive permanent collection as well as traveling exhibits and programs that people of all ages will enjoy. Take a Collection Highlights tour, which is offered daily, and you’ll likely see works by Claude Monet, John Singer Sargent, Pablo Picasso, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer and a contemporary piece, “Linda,” by Denver Artist John DeAndrea. Additionally, the Denver Art Museum has great collections of Asian art, Pre-Columbian art and works from Oceania.

The Denver Art Museum offers transcripts in large print for any audio tours, exhibitions, educational videos or other programs. Additionally, ASL interpretation is available if you call at least two weeks in advance.

Sports Authority Field at Mild High

Do you like football? Then catch a Broncos game – provided its football season – at Mild High Stadium! Coloradans are very proud of their stadium and their team. People with hearing loss can check out an assistive listening device before the game starts, or call to request an amplifying devices in advance. Additionally, the stadium provides the use of mobile phones free of charge for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The phones provide announcements that are made through the public address system at the stadium. However, it’s best to call ahead to reserve your device in advance, as they are limited. Also, you can call or visit the site to find out how to get captioning through your own smartphone for a Broncos game.

Other things to do

The Mile High City has plenty of other wonderful things to do for your trip. Check out the Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum and Cherry Creek State Park for other fun things to do in this wonderful city.

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