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Closed for the season

Old Homestead House Museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cripple Creek... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
A Lot Learned

A little gem of a museum, the stories of an old time bordello, the period correct furnishings and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
herb854
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Buffalo, New York
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House that was a 1890's brothel.
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353 Myers Avenue, Cripple Creek, CO 80820
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Old Homestead House Museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Unfortunately, it was closed for the season upon our arrival and won't reopen until the spring of 2019. Fortunately, my wife and I visited the Old Homestead House Museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I always stop at this museum when in Cripple Creek. The tour guide was very interesting and the place is chock full of history. A nice place to visit in Cripple Creek to learn some of stories about it's former life.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

A little gem of a museum, the stories of an old time bordello, the period correct furnishings and the history of Cripple Creek all rolled into one make for a great experience

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank herb854
Reviewed 28 September 2018

People skip this place over a lot but it holds tons of history about the city of Cripple Creek, the red light district, and Madam Pearl Devere. The Homestead House offers guided and informative tours of the only remaining brothel left in Cripple Creek. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travelbranyik
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This is a really cool tour and is totally worth the $7 a person. The guides are very knowledgeable and are fun! We really enjoyed learning this history about Cripple Creek.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is an actual 1890's brothel. No working girls but the tour guide did a great job telling their story. Not very costly.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MIKE C
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I learned so many things about the lifestyle of the ladies who chose to work in the brothel. I had no idea the money it cost to visit a lady of the evening nor the pride the madame took in her house and her girls....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

You pay a modest price of under $10 to help preserve this piece of intriguing history. Every town has a story to tell and the story of Pearl and her girls in this parlor seems to be a big part of this town. The ladies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We are so happy we stopped here during our visit to Cripple Creek. This was one of the highlights of the trip. The historians that work at the house really love the place and are able too provide so much history and information about the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Whooda' thunk a tour of an old brothel could be such fun? Despite the unsavory nature of the place's reason for being, the tour is lighthearted and full of relevant historical detail.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Amy D
17 January 2017|
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Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
Best bet - call the Heritage Center: 719 689-3315. My guess is that it's probably not open in April (too much snow and no tourists). But still best to check with the folks that know for sure.
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J M
8 March 2016|
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Response from ktfelts | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly how much tickets were. Less than $10 a person I'm sure. Your took about 30-45 mins. It's definitely worth it. Lots of old history in that place.
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