The Center for Colorado Women’s History is the first state museum focused on the past, present and future achievements of Colorado women. The Center for Colorado Women’s History focuses on scholarship, research, public programs, narrative, lectures, school tours and exhibits that expand the understanding and collective memory of the history of women in Colorado. The Center is a space for adventurous dialogue and challenging questions that:
- Generate new knowledge and understandings of women’s role in history – within Colorado and beyond
- Reflect the diverse audiences of Colorado
- Share and collect stories that represent the lives and work of all women in Colorado’s past and present
- Amplify stories of the women who work within communities
- Connect local stories to the broader stories of women’s history worldwide.
2022 Sudler Award
For the best work of nonfiction or fiction on a western American subject by a woman author. The award carries a cash prize of $500 for the author and certificates for both author and publisher. Learn More →
Accessibility at the Center for Colorado Women's History
At the Center for Colorado Women's History, we want all of our visitors to feel welcome. Here’s how we try to be accessible for everyone.
If you have additional questions you can email us or call (303) 620-4933.
- Mobility & Entering the Building
The historic building does not have dedicated parking, but there is parking available (including several handicap accessible spaces) along 13th Avenue. The building is wheelchair accessible, with an elevator to access the second floor.
There is a wheelchair available to check out at the front desk at the beginning of a tour. It is available on a first-come first-serve basis.
- Accessible Restrooms
The museum includes a wheelchair accessible restroom with a grab bar. The doorway to enter this restroom is 26" wide.