Explore the History of The Brown Palace

Public Tours

  • Public tours are available for overnight hotel guests every Saturday at 1 p.m. for $10 per person.
  • Reservations are highly recommended as space is limited. Please contact our hotel Concierge at ext. 3404 or concierge@brownpalace.com to reserve.


Private Tours

  • Offered Mondays-Saturdays, 10:00AM – 4:00PM*
  • Parties of 1-14 people*
  • Please schedule all private tours at least one week in advance
  • Private tours are $60 for 1-3 people; $25 per person for additional people beyond 3**.
  • We recommend our general hotel history tour for all first-time tour guests
  • Guests already familiar with general Brown Palace history may choose from several themed tours, including Enduring Spirits (Ghost), Affairs of the Heart, Presidential Visits, Ladies of The Brown, or custom-designer tours
  • Private tours are not scheduled until payment information is received and processed
  • Private tours can be requested by phone or email. Please contact 303-297-3111 Ext. 3313, or email dfaulkner@brownpalace.com
    *Parties more than 14 or after hours can occasionally be accommodated. Please contact the Historian to discuss.
  • **$5 from each private tour admission goes to the Brown Palace Archives Fund for the preservation of historical hotel treasures.

About Our Historian

Debra Faulkner

Debra Faulkner has served as the Brown Palace official historian and archivist since 2008. Faulkner’s University of Colorado degrees in Education, History, and teaching experience at Metropolitan State University serves her well in her duties. From conducting tours, presenting programs, to creating displays, researching historical inquiries, and safeguarding artifacts. Faulkner is the author/co-author of nine books on Colorado history, including Ladies of The Brown (The History Press) and Henry’s Denver Palace (Filter Press Books).