Penrose House 

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Penrose House is a conference center available to Colorado's nonprofit sector


We are pleased to offer Penrose House to all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government agencies free of charge. Penrose House welcomes use of the space for strategic meetings, seminars and trainings. Please see the Penrose House Guidelines.

Penrose House Conference Center

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Use of Penrose House is provided at no cost for qualified 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and government agencies. Learn more about eligible organizations and requests!



Penrose House will be closed to all guests and external groups until further notice.


Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


In 1916 Spencer and Julie Penrose purchased what is now known as Penrose House Conference Center. Built in 1910 on the retired Dixon orchard, the property inspired the name El Pomar, Catalan for apple orchard.



Guided and self-guided tours are free to the public & available by reservation only on Mondays.

For reservations please call:


Photography Policy

El Pomar Foundation does not allow professional or amateur photography on its properties to include Penrose House.