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Astor House Museum

822 12th St, Golden, CO 80401-1112
+1 303-278-3557
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Dating back to Colorado's Territorial Legislature

It's wonderful that they have preserved this old inn next to the building where the Territorial... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
RARCO-RRodgersWrites
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Arvada, Colorado
Waste of Time

We came here and toured the house in about 20 minutes. As far as old house tours go this one was... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
OnTheRoadAgain1056
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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The Astor House is closed to the public for historic rehabilitation. Built in 1867 when Golden was the territorial capital, the Astor House stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and rooming house until 1971, serving legislators, miners, and students. With one of the first bathtubs in town, the Astor House also attracted trail-dusted visitors willing to pay 25 cents for a hot bath. Although the tub is no longer used for soaking, a visit to the Astor House Museum will show you why it’s on the National Register of Historic Places!
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14 Mar 2018
“Dating back to Colorado's Territorial Legislature”
22 Sep 2016
“Waste of Time”
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822 12th St, Golden, CO 80401-1112
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+1 303-278-3557
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

It's wonderful that they have preserved this old inn next to the building where the Territorial Legislature used to meet and back when Golden was the capital. You can even see a rope bed like many cowboy's used. A bit small, but charming and informative....More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came here and toured the house in about 20 minutes. As far as old house tours go this one was pretty bad. Not much to see and boring.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

It's good that the community and state are focused on renovations of the older buildings in Golden. Looking forward to returning to Golden, CO and visiting when the Astor House re-opens.

Thank Donna J
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Only three dollars but not worth my time as far as I was concerned. It's an old granny house. Not staged the best and I just wanted to leave about as soon as I got there.

Thank Deb K
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

This was a fun house to visit. It was not too fixed up and had an authentic feel to it. The bed rooms especially had a get down atmosphere. It was a hotel, a boarding house for quite a while and was even almost torn...More

Thank Miriahm D
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Neat house to take a look back into history and my 9 year old loved looking around. The young women working was very nice and knowledgeable about the houses history.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

I was excited about seeing this, but I was disappointed. There is a tub in the house that is thought to be the first one in Golden. The view from the balcony was nice. The furniture in the house was nothing special.

Thank Scout223
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Read the other reviews and then GO! I won't do a repeat here but encourage anyone with a love of history, especially Colorado history, to take a half hour and tour the museum. It's only $3 each, can be done at your leisure and is...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

Built in 1867, the Astor House is one of the oldest landmarks in Golden. They've kept this house true to the period with furniture, cookware, utensils, decor, etc. The woman who eventually bought the house took in laundry from the miners who would come down...More

3  Thank AAHolt
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

You will enjoy visiting this unique museum - built in 1867. It was in continuous operation as a boarding house until 1971! Its location was convenient for Territorial legislators to stay at as it is located behind the old meeting hall (now a restaurant) when...More

2  Thank Travelgnome
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