Money Museum Celebrates National Coin Week, April 17-21, with Free Admission and Family Activities!
The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week with an array of activities, including an open house with special events on Saturday, April 21 from 10:30 am to 5 p.m. Admission to the Money Museum is FREE for all visitors during National Coin Week.
Open House events include:
- Free admission to the Money Museum, located at 818 N. Cascade Ave, adjacent to Colorado College and the Fine Arts Center, April 17-21.
- The museum's four galleries include the most complete collection of U.S. gold coins ever assembled; an installation dedicated to the history of money, including examples from ancient times; an exhibit focused on commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I; and a kid’s zone.
- Mini-Mint demonstrations throughout the day on Saturday, April 21. Museum guests can receive a freshly-minted National Coin Week medalette. Additional Saturday events include:
- The “Plinko” prize drop, where every child can drop a plinko chip to win a prize.
- A raffle drawing to win 30 seconds in the Cash Cube, where the winner gets to keep all the cash he or she can grab.
- Attendees will be challenged to answer numismatic trivia questions for a chance to win prizes.
- See rarities include a 1913 Liberty Head nickel valued at $2 million and two of the 15 known 1804 silver dollars valued together at $6 million.