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Cripple Creek District Museum

5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Amazing historical collection

If you have an appreciation for historical clothing, literature, appliances, etc then this is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
THE place to learn Cripple Creek's history

The main building used to be the train station. It's full of exhibits, and all of them well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 22 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
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Our family, was delighted to go to Cripple Creek, today, it was cool outside so good for walking around, taking pictures, and checking out the museum. We went inside, bought the tickets, and saw many good displays, HOWEVER, it seems the gal selling the tickets...More

Thank Paula U
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A history of the area. Even with the rain(some areas are outside) it was enjoyable. Really enjoyed that it was a walking see what you want. And it is Non-profit.

Thank Jessie P
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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.
9 October 2015|
Response from Paula U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with the casino's it is pretty much open 24/7., not as busy on weekdays!