Central Library Parking

Parking Map

Cultural Center Complex Garage Rates*

0 to 2 hours $3

2 to 5 hours $6

5 to 12 hours $10

Lost Ticket $10

Event Rate - As posted, usually $5 to $12

Updated 04/08/21

*Rates have been updated to reflect current parking demand. They will be evaluated on a regular basis. Rates are subject to change without notice. Publicized rates posted at garage entrance supersede these rates. Cash and major credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) are accepted.

Parking Options

The Cultural Center Complex Garage is located at 65 W. 12th Avenue (12th and Broadway). It is open from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. Access the garage from 12th Avenue, just west of Broadway.

Parking garage rates for special events including Cinco de Mayo, Taste of Colorado and special Denver Art Museum exhibitions are generally higher and require cash payment.

Electric Vehicle charging stations are now available on 3rd floor of the Cultural Center Complex garage. Charging at these stations is currently free with paid admission to the garage. If you have questions please contact the Parking Office at 303-640-1096.

Pre-purchase ePermits at CULTURALparking.com.

Several unattended lots are within a five-minute walk of the Library. Most require payment in advance. Limited meter parking is also available. The meters closest to the Library, on Broadway, have a 1 hour limit and cost $1.00 each hour. The meters further south of the Library, those on Broadway, West 12th Avenue and Acoma Street, have a 2 hour limit and cost $1.00 each hour. Most meters are free on Sundays. Handicapped accessible parking is located directly next to the Library on 13th Avenue as well as in the parking garage and the lots south of the Library.