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Ghost Town Museum

Highway 24 At 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-634-0696
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On a rainy afternoon, we took our 7-year old granddaughter to Ghost Town Museum and had a fun time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IrieGirlNegril
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Michigan
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you can find this kind of museum in lots of places. was nice to go to but didn't seem like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
susieq177
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Claremont, Minnesota
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Relive the racy days of the Old West when miners dug for gold and cowboys rode the range at this reconstructed ghost town and museum.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average34%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pan for gold” (22 reviews)
“wild west” (14 reviews)
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Highway 24 At 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
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+1 719-634-0696
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a rainy afternoon, we took our 7-year old granddaughter to Ghost Town Museum and had a fun time. There are lots of things to see and many hands-on attractions. The museum is well laid out and easy to navigate. Overall, it was an enjoyable...More

Thank IrieGirlNegril
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you can find this kind of museum in lots of places. was nice to go to but didn't seem like something for just colorado

Thank susieq177
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Papa, grandma, mom and grandgirl planned a fall break day in the Springs. Since Halloween is near, we decided on a ghost town! This is located in a strip mall in an old railroad building. It is a replica of an old western town. The...More

Thank Mrssparky69
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The old buildings and historic items are all stored within a building. It takes about 45 minutes to see it well but it really isn't that big. What they have is very nice. I was glad to have gone.

Thank BonV20152015
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Very interesting even for my two grandson ages 5 and 6. This makes you appreciate our modern conveniences. It also made you realize how hardy the pioneers were.

Thank rubycp
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My expectations did not come close to what was there to see; I compare it to a few dioramas. Just not enough depth to a "ghost town".

Thank leonardz908
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I stopped here on our honeymoon. I didn't expect it to have quite so much! We enjoyed the buttons you could press for a recording of what you were seeing in the display or facts about the time period. There is a...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Kind of dated. A bit hokey, almost silly. We brought a visiting family of relatives. Nobody raved. Lacks people and alive feeling. You walk about on your own. Automated displays.

Thank georgesb2
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This was not at all what was expected. It was small and contained only one large building behind the main store front and one smaller home for viewing as the museum. Artifacts were interesting but it lacked the usual feel off a museum and did...More

Thank Ddrake27
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

When you arrive you can see by the size of the building it is not very large. At least a third is the gift shop. Adult admission was $7.50. When you enter the museum portion there are some very interesting displays of what appear to...More

Thank 1JHH
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Brenda G
19 May 2017|
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Response from Sherman P | Reviewed this property |
Gift /souvenir shop only
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illegalsmile34232
6 April 2016|
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Response from Erin S | Reviewed this property |
They only do the panning in the summer (May-September) so it will not be available in April.
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6 April 2016|
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