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Cripple Creek District Museum

5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Lots of Great History

Have visited this facility several times dating back to being a teenager. Wonderful of historic... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Norman F
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Very neat!

The museums were great, and good for the kids too! We thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff was very... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Kalephrrr
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“main building” (10 reviews)
“assay office” (8 reviews)
“great history” (7 reviews)
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5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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+1 719-689-2634
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Have visited this facility several times dating back to being a teenager. Wonderful of historic information about this fascinating town and how it has resurrected from two major fires in the past.

Thank Norman F
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The museums were great, and good for the kids too! We thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff was very friendly, particularly the young woman in the gift shop, she was great! Would definitely recommend a visit when in town!

1  Thank Kalephrrr
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with lots of History and awesome artifacts to read. Great place to stop and use the restroom too!!

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This museum is well laid out and packed with lovely artifacts and exhibits. It is on 3 floors and we were recommended to start at the top. The top floor was the apartment of the station master and that was a wonderful view into the...More

Thank gwfrydg48
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you have an appreciation for historical clothing, literature, appliances, etc then this is a must-see stop for your visit to this town. There are 3 floors to this museum at a cost of $8 per adult. The price is worth it. You could spend...More

Thank 409josephk
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The main building used to be the train station. It's full of exhibits, and all of them well labeled and full of information. We enjoyed the film that plays downstairs with the town's history and gold mining history. The station has 3 floors of exhibits,...More

Thank DisneyCandy
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you have any questions about the Cripple Creek Mining District, you have to stop here. The museum consists of 3 buildings plus 2 cabins and out buildings and equipment in the rear.

1  Thank Tom S
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

First time I visited this Museum was in 1963 and it was my Grandparents 50th wedding anniversary. They honeymooned in Cripple Creek and arrived on the train so it a was very special place for them to see it now and it was neat to...More

Thank Hatso
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have been through this museum a hundred times, but Georgianna told me the Peiffer family had contributed some of their things to the collections so I decided to check it out. It really hurt to see what has become of this museum. Priceless relics...More

Thank Rodney P
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Take a break from the casino, shopping and eating, and treat yourself with a pretty comprehensive history lesson on Cripple Creek's hey day. If you are the least bit interested in history, give this a go. There is plenty of signage to explain things, both...More

1  Thank bransom_13
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KpMp417
20 July 2017|
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Response from gwengweed | Reviewed this property |
it is self paced but gal at desk answered questions for us. we spent about 90 mins but it was cold outside when we went. you could spend more time in their outdoor area.
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934mzvicki
9 October 2015|
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Response from Paula U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with the casino's it is pretty much open 24/7., not as busy on weekdays!
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