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Penrose Heritage Museum

11 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-3618
+1 719-633-7733
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Very interesting

Enjoyed seeing and learning about the old carriages. Best part was the pikes peak race cars and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Irene F
Forrest Station
Hubby was so thrilled!

My husband is a car guy. He loved the upstairs race car museum with its wide array of cars and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vicki S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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11 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-3618
+1 719-633-7733
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed seeing and learning about the old carriages. Best part was the pikes peak race cars and details. Crazy how anyone would race up that mountain. Seeing the videos was amazing. The curator was very friendly and very knowledgable . Worth your time to go...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is a car guy. He loved the upstairs race car museum with its wide array of cars and racing info, including videos. I love period stuff. So I was in heaven on the first floor which is full of fine antique carriages and...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Penrose gets good ratings, and clearly deserves it! I learned an incredible amount of information about broughams, wagons, surreys, phaetons, coaches, etc. For example, I discovered that Brewster & Co. the builder of the best carriages in the U.S. was from my home state...More

1  Thank ironviking
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place to spend an hour or 2. Great videos and displays. Best part was the curator - Jason - really knows his stuff and was most hospitable

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband loves cars and we had read good reviews about this museum, connected to the Broadmoor Resort Hotel and free of charge. (even the parking garage next door, which is amazing! Be sure to get your validation ticket at the museum) There are videos...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fun history of the Broadmoor and the pikes peak race. Very cool old carriages, cars, etc. worth the trip if you're in the area

Thank deb1109
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The museum on the grounds of The Broadmoor resort was a treat! Loaded with original carriages and historic autos, it's easy to browse, and the affable curator is happy to guide you or answer any questions. Among many other things, we learned how women boarded...More

Thank BaconsMom
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the museum and was welcomed by a wonderful curator. He shared with us one of the many carriages, race cars and the museum in general. We learned so much about the workmanship of the carriage. We enjoyed seeing all the different models....More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

So glad to learn the history of the Pike's Peak racing before going up there - I had no idea, but hubby did. We were both fascinated with the display of carriages, so many different types - and the interesting features of each one. While...More

1  Thank Pam U
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We went here because we wanted to hit as many museums as possible and the bonus is that it's free! Interesting history about CO Springs and other near-by CO cities.

Thank Morgan0711
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Jaysi M
5 August 2017|
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Response from texmarc | Reviewed this property |
It is also free, just have your Parking ticket validated at the museum.