Marijuana Mansion is excited to be featured in the Aspen Times article, “High Country: Step Inside the Marijuana Mansion, Denver’s Selfie Sanctuary for Stoners,” by Katie Shapiro.

In the article, Shapiro details her visit to the historic Marijuana Mansion and shares what she learned about the inspiration behind this unique cannabis attraction.  

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“In the heart of downtown Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood and just one block from the Colorado State Capitol stands a stately sandstone manor that’s home to cannabis legalization history…

We hired a team to completely restore the mansion, transforming its interior into an eclectic and full-service, 4,200-square-foot venue that combines the elements of a museum, art exhibit and event space into an Instagrammable pot-themed playground.

Re-creating the inside was a collaborative effort and we worked with several local female artists to bring this vision to life…

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The beautiful stained glass windows, wood staircases and fireplaces are all original. We also found a secret passageway in the basement that was sealed with concrete blocks and later found out there are hidden tunnels surrounding the State Capitol…

When designing each room, we wanted to evoke the feeling that you were stepping back in time to the turn of the century with themes such as the “Vintage Pot Parlor,” the “Ladies Boudoir” and the “Secret Poker Speakeasy.”

We also wanted the venue to have unexpected surprises, so we combined the original charm of the mansion with trippy, new-age art installations….

Head over to Aspen Times to read the entire article and learn more about history and recent renovation of Marijuana Mansion.