United States Mint

320 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80204


The primary mission of the United States Mint is to manufacture and distribute circulating coins, precious metals and collectible coins, and national medals to meet the needs of the United States.

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Tour the United States Mint in Denver and learn about how coins are made and the history of minting.

Learn about each stage of the miniting process from original designs and sculptures to the actual striking of coins. Tours include the modern background of coin manufacturing and the history of the Mint. 

Advance reservations are strongly recommended. You can make reservations through the Mint's website. Also check the website for a list of prohibited items. A few standby tickets are available based on a first-come, first-served basis and are available based on no-shows. They do not guarantee a tour. Standby tickets can be picked up beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Mint's information booth on Cherokee Street. 

United States Mint: From the Parents


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