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Byers Evans House

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1310 Bannock St Denver CO 80204
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(303) 620-4933
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Business Hours

Status: Closed

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am-4:00pm
Thursday
10:00am-4:00pm
Friday
10:00am-4:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-4:00pm

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Enjoy a distinctive house museum. Enter one of Denver's great historic homes, built in 1883 by Rocky Mountain News publisher Williams Byers and sold in 1889 to the family of William Gray Evans, an officer of the Denver Tramway Company. Also, enjoy the free Byers-Evans Gallery, featuring changing exhibits of local interest.

The Byers-Evans House Museum is a historic house museum in Denver, Colorado, USA.HistoryThe Byers-Evans house was built in 1883 by William Byers, the founder of the Rocky Mountain News and was sold to William Gray Evans in 1889. It is an Italianate style house which had several additions made to it over the years. William Evans lived in the home with his wife Cornelia Lunt Gray and their four...

Guided tours take visitors through one of the city's oldest and most elegant homes, within walking distance of downtown. Rocky Mountain News founder William Byers built the red-brick Victorian home in 1883, and six years later, the son of John Evans, the state's second territorial governor, purchased it. Byers-Evans House Museum hosts a lot of exhibitions on a regular basis. The museum store...

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This elaborate Victorian home, built by Rocky Mountain News founding editor William Byers in 1883, has been restored to its appearance of 1912–24, when it was owned by William Gray Evans, son of Colorado’s second territorial governor, John Evans. (The Evans family continued to reside here until 1981.) Guided tours describe the architecture and explain the fascinating lives of these prominent...

One of Denver's oldest houses, an impressive red brick mansion built in 1883.

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Currently owned by the Colorado Historical Society, the residence has been lovingly restored to its World War I grandeur. Also on the premises is the Denver History Museum...

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Hidden treasure

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100

This was a great find. We live in Denver but had never taken a tour. The guide was wonderful, the history great and artifacts amazing. We all have heard about the Molly Brown house and visited on several occasions. This was new to us. This...

Like a time machine

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100

This house is a gem and like stepping back in time. Some wealthy people had excellent taste, not just money. This house is a tribute to several generations and hearing about the ladies who lived here over the years is sad and touching. Lovely art...

A glimpse into late -19th century upper class life

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80

This was a very informative hour long tour showing the house of one of Denver’s most prominent families as it looked at the end of the 19th century/early 20th century.

Better if the two

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100

There is this house and Molly Brown. If you only have time, do this one. Otherwise, both are fun and informative.

Fantastic Historic Home next to the Denver Art Museum

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This is a fantastic example of a nineteenth century home that has been pristinely preserved, from the wallpaper to the furniture to the cookbooks. We really enjoyed the tour, and we had the opportunity to learn so much about the family and the amazing things...

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Featuring polished wood finishes, brightly patterned wallpapers, ornate mantles, and period draperies, this beautifully restored Italianate-style house was built for William N. Byers, the founding editor of the Rocky Mountain News. Guided tours start at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (May - August).

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This elaborate Victorian home, built by Rocky Mountain News founding editor William Byers in 1883, has been restored to its appearance of 1912–24, when it was owned by William Gray Evans, son of Colorado’s second territorial governor, John Evans. (The Evans family continued to reside here until 1981.) Guided tours describe the architecture and explain the fascinating lives of these prominent...

The Byers-Evans House is a distinctive house museum displaying original furnishings and a short film about the house's origins. Guided tours of the house are available and the house is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 3pm.

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Know Before You Go: The Byers-Evans House, was occupied by two of the most historically prominent Denver families. The original owner, William N. Byers, founded the Rocky Mountain News, the area's first newspaper. Byers later sold it to William Gray Evans, son of Colorado's second territorial governor. The Evans family lived there for the next 90 years.

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The Byers-Evans House, was occupied by two of the most historically prominent Denver families. The original owner, William N. Byers, founded the Rocky Mountain News, the area's first newspaper. Byers later sold it to William Gray Evans, son of Colorado's second territorial governor. The Evans family lived there for the next 90 years.

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