Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Exciting events, the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the McCarty-Fickel Home house museum combine to educate and entertain members and visitors about the area’s original and ongoing development.
History, Historic House
To foster understanding and appreciation for the unique history of the Boulder region and the resourceful, innovative people who have chosen to live here - a living history that grows with each new generation.
Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Broomfield Depot Museum contains information about the history of Broomfield and the surrounding area.
Canon City, Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Culture, History, Historic House
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park, Specialized
The 30+ buildings set amid beautiful landscaping on 8 acres give the feel of a reproduction village showcasing how early Greeley and Weld County settlers lived, worked, played and worshipped. The High Plains area features Native American tipis, a homesteaders shack, chuck wagon and Warren Monfort farmhouse, where the 'Cattle Trails and Tales' exhibit traces the birth of the meat packing industry in Greeley.
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Museum is situated on 2½ acres of landscaped grounds. Historic Buildings include the Living Springs School (1891), Homestead House (1910), Wolf Creek School (1904), and the Strasburg Union Pacific Railroad Depot (1917). All are furnished with period artifacts.
Cripple Creek, Colorado
General, History, Historic House
Three Buildings Filled With Cripple Creek Gold Rush History ~ Great Artifacts ~ Victorian Rooms ~ Gift Shop
Turn-of-the-Century Assay Office ~ Historical Photos of Gold Rush History ~ Online Digital Photo Archives
Deer Trail, Colorado
History, Historic House, Historical Society
In December, 1967, the first organizational group for the Pioneer Historical Society met at the Deer Trail Town Hall. Four months later, a constitution was adopted.
History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
If the heart of a great museum is its subject, then the Denver Firefighters Museum is truly one of the greatest in the world! The Museum offers not only outstanding exhibits on the history of firefighting in Denver focusing on the Denver Fire Department, but innovative and exciting hands-on activities that allow visitors to interact with the traditional exhibits. From groundbreaking state-of-the-art gallery space to engaging programs and special events, there is always something new to explore.
Estes Park, Colorado
History, Historic House, Park
Imagine what it was like going to school in a small mining town, or building the first log chapel, or being the first to ski down untouched slopes. Experience Frisco's rich and colorful history firsthand at the Frisco Historic Park at 2nd and Main. Here you can tour 11 original 1880 buildings that were once saloons, hotels, log homes, the original log chapel, and even a dairy cattle ranch house.
Culture, History, Historic House
Our community includes more than 250 dues-paying members, many corporate members, a year-round professional staff of eleven, over 100 volunteers and a Board of Directors.
We serve more than 30,000 visitors a year at our three sites. We welcome families, tourists, history buffs, summer campers, curious folks and groups of all kinds. In addition to scout groups and senior groups, we share Colorado history with 2,800 school students every year.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
Hotel de Paris founder Louis Dupuy, a native of Alencon, France, is considered the father of domestic science (today, we call it home economics). Dupuy's luxurious Norman-style inn made culinary history throughout the Western United States of America.
Hotel de Paris Museum (HdPM) was Georgetown's first museum and created an interest in historic preservation in the Georgetown and Silver Plume communities.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Kiowa County Historical Museum maintains an extensive card-file database of early Kiowa County residents, County payment vouchers, and old newspapers to assist anyone searching for early Kiowa County information
General, History, Historic House
This museum always has been operated by volunteers who usually had other fulltime commitments. Our immediate goals are to maintain the exhibits in good condition with interesting information. We are developing an audio tour. Longterm, we hope to add exhibit space and acquire land to house a country school house donated to the Society. We also want to encourage use of our resources for local and family history researchers.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Located in A.G. Bimson’s historic blacksmith shop and Elmer Carlson’s garage building, the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum brings Berthoud’s heritage to life. An array of exhibits reveals the town and surrounding rural districts as a bustling agricultural center of Colorado since the 1880s.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Lyons Redstone Museum (the town’s old schoolhouse built in 1881) is one place in Lyons, Colorado for folks to visit. It features Lyons history in displays, photographs, and genealogy. There is also a book sale and gift shop. The Museum is open daily June through September. Our visitors include tourists, residents, past and present students, and those “seeking their heritage”.
General, History, Historic House, Science, Specialized
Thousands of tenacious miners, living a wild and woolly life in Leadville during the boom era of the late 1800’s and beyond, are often forgotten when more famous (and often infamous) names of past Leadville residents and visitors are mentioned… names like Susan B. Anthony (lectured here for woman’s suffrage), John Henry “Doc” Holliday (dentist-turned-gambler who had his final shoot out here at Hyman’s Saloon), U.S.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
An elegant residence erected in 1916 by Berthoud’s Dr. and Mrs. D.W. McCarty, the McCarty-Fickel Home is the setting of a historic house museum that explores the domestic, professional and civic lives of members of the McCarty and Fickel families from the 1890s to present—including the onsite medical office from the 1930s.