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South Park City Museum

100 4th St, Fairplay, CO 80440-9903
+1 719-836-2387
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Best museum around.

Excellent and well maintained museum of 1880's lifestyle. Patrons are free to walk the town and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fairplay, Colorado
Didn't plan to stop - BIG MISTAKE!

We arrived in town a couple of hours before we were to check into a local rental. Decided we would... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scott L
Hinton, Oklahoma
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100 4th St, Fairplay, CO 80440-9903
+1 719-836-2387
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent and well maintained museum of 1880's lifestyle. Patrons are free to walk the town and spend as much time as they want to read / view the actual living and work buildings of this restored town. Perfect for school field trips to learn how...More

Thank DanandCollette
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived in town a couple of hours before we were to check into a local rental. Decided we would stop here and kill a little time before moving on. 3 hours later we were not wanting to leave! The level of history preserved here...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is a must see if you are in the area ...I was here 25years ago and so much more has been added and they continue to improve and give great history of the old west area. Walk through town and see laundry shops,...More

Thank colopeaches
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is made of many old buildings collected from the surrounding area. Located in the heart of one of Colorado's gold rush areas. The buildings are full of artifacts from 140 years ago. And today the crew from the TV show, Gold Rush was...More

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had previously visited and reviewed this museum. I brought the kids this time and the 12 and 6 years olds enjoyed it. We were there for over 3.5 hours. We went into all the standing buildings, and looked at all the displays. The kids...More

Thank TeacherDoris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was fantastic, start to finish- A must for history buffs visiting Colorado. The tour will take 3 hours to get the full experience of the time, so schedule accordingly. Colorado was built on the mining industry. A miners life was a hard one....More

Thank Jim and Deb M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A compact area of a variety of western history....buildings...rail history and depot...gift shop...the buildings usually have written history and other pictures also....

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Everything was really fabulous... I really enjoyed a lot... I was really comfortable... I recommend this hotel to all my friends and family... Nice courteous staffs... Really the front desk and restaurant was soo cool.... Really amazing... Thanks for everything...

Thank jayalekshmi c
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I have toured South Park City before. This was my second visit. It takes several hours to go through each building and look at the contents of each. It is the best tourist attraction in this area. You give a donation for admission. It is...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Its like going back in time to an old western town. Beautiful country and a wonderful and friendly town.

Thank Vicki M
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