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Louisville Historical Museum

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Address: 1001 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1725
Phone Number: +1 303-665-9048
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Small but worth your time.

Wonderful surprise that it was free. Fun to see and hear about Louisville's history. Love the photos and items

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its looks small from the outside but there are 3 buildings housing historical artifacts. It's delightful for local but equally interested for how life was a couple of generations ago. One building has an old general store with additional artifacts fit into the available space, another is an intact house with period furnishings and appliances, the third has a scale... More 

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Wonderful surprise that it was free. Fun to see and hear about Louisville's history. Love the photos and items

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Colorado, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

There are some interesting exhibits in the this small town museum. I believe the house next door was ordered from the Sears Catalog! There are old photos and some memorabilia from the mining days. The museum has very limited hours, which are posted on the door. It's a nice ten minute diversion.

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Bridget is the Best, very helpful. We were looking for street history, and she had old photos and map, which helped.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

What a cool little museum, anything you might like to know about old Louisville, the ladies here will probably know it or something else like it. The museum has plans for expansion and already has 2 other buildings, one of which houses a model recreation of what Louisville looked like around the turn of the century, the other of which... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

We dropped in on the night we went to the Art Walk. The museum is very heavy on old photographs, but the people are very knowledgeable and friendly. There are some ineteresting things like the old curtains to the theatre, maps of where the coal mines are under the town and their depths. No admission fee but donations accepted.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

The Louisville Historical Museum is located in the historic downtown of the former coal mining settlement. It uses historical photographs and other artifacts to tell the storied history of Louisville. The curator of the museum is a very friendly and knowledgable woman dedicated to preserving the history of her town. If you take the time to go on a guided... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I was so pleased by my experience at this FREE museum, that I became a member of their Louisville Historical Society. I found the volunteers who worked there to be very friendly & helpful. The photos and information were quite interesting as was the tour of the nearby historical residence.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

If one is interested in the mining and Italian Immigrant history of our small town, then one will enjoy this growing museum.

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