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This little museum is packed full of history regarding Edwin Carter and his contributions to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
Awsome learning environment

Got to learn about a great early naturalist. great for kids of all ages. Not a far walk from main... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Golden, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This little museum is packed full of history regarding Edwin Carter and his contributions to conservationism. Make sure to watch the video while you are there.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Got to learn about a great early naturalist. great for kids of all ages. Not a far walk from main street.

Thank taxwiz1040
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

You can spend anywhere between 10 minutes and two hours here. And lots of local history. If you have some time it’s worth the stop.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

While walking around Breckenridge, I came across this small museum, or "Discovery Center." I got to watch a video in one room that told the story of Mr. Carter...very cool! This little cabin actually holds a decent amount of stuff: plenty of interesting artifacts, displays,...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Again we enjoyed the tours offered in Breckenridge...they were free and took donations. So cool to hear more about the history and local residents of Breckenridge.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very worth the time to learn about local history. Just another piece in the overall picture of this very interesting town and area.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you are interested in the history of the place then do drop in. Fun little museum within walking distance of Main Street

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This little museum was really cool! Like going back in time.Edwin Carter was a fascinating pioneer in Colorado

Thank skiser65
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Restored residence of an early resident who became what passed for a conservationist in his time- changed careers from mining and became a taxidermist in order to preserve (literally) wildlife in the area. Kid friendly, small, suggested donation.

Thank Marygrace E
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Located off Main Street but easy stroll away. Offers insight into CO animals, taxidermy, and history. Well maintained with child interactive activities. Small museum that is worth the time. Historic building as well. Donations suggested.

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