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Cripple Creek District Museum

5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Great History Read!

Nice museum with lots of History and awesome artifacts to read. Great place to stop and use the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Charlotte M
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Excellent Place to Learn the Local History

This museum is well laid out and packed with lovely artifacts and exhibits. It is on 3 floors and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
gwfrydg48
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Parker, Colorado
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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average10%
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5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with lots of History and awesome artifacts to read. Great place to stop and use the restroom too!!

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This museum is well laid out and packed with lovely artifacts and exhibits. It is on 3 floors and we were recommended to start at the top. The top floor was the apartment of the station master and that was a wonderful view into the...More

Thank gwfrydg48
Reviewed 4 September 2017

If you have an appreciation for historical clothing, literature, appliances, etc then this is a must-see stop for your visit to this town. There are 3 floors to this museum at a cost of $8 per adult. The price is worth it. You could spend...More

Thank 409josephk
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The main building used to be the train station. It's full of exhibits, and all of them well labeled and full of information. We enjoyed the film that plays downstairs with the town's history and gold mining history. The station has 3 floors of exhibits,...More

Thank DisneyCandy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you have any questions about the Cripple Creek Mining District, you have to stop here. The museum consists of 3 buildings plus 2 cabins and out buildings and equipment in the rear.

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

First time I visited this Museum was in 1963 and it was my Grandparents 50th wedding anniversary. They honeymooned in Cripple Creek and arrived on the train so it a was very special place for them to see it now and it was neat to...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have been through this museum a hundred times, but Georgianna told me the Peiffer family had contributed some of their things to the collections so I decided to check it out. It really hurt to see what has become of this museum. Priceless relics...More

Thank Rodney P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Take a break from the casino, shopping and eating, and treat yourself with a pretty comprehensive history lesson on Cripple Creek's hey day. If you are the least bit interested in history, give this a go. There is plenty of signage to explain things, both...More

1  Thank bransom_13
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Our trip was during a rain storm, which because the majority of the museum is indoors was no issue at all. You can spend literally hours in just the main building exploring the history of Cripple Creek with hundreds of old photographs, videos, physical items...More

Thank PhilK03
Reviewed 17 July 2017

There is so much to see here -- maybe too much? We enjoyed the cabins and outside buildings. The main building is chocked full of artifacts of the area.

Thank LisaAH303
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KpMp417
20 July 2017|
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Response from gwengweed | Reviewed this property |
it is self paced but gal at desk answered questions for us. we spent about 90 mins but it was cold outside when we went. you could spend more time in their outdoor area.
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934mzvicki
9 October 2015|
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Response from Paula U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with the casino's it is pretty much open 24/7., not as busy on weekdays!
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