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Boettcher Mansion

900 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401-9510
+1 720-497-7630
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A beauteous gem tucked in the foothills

What a beautiful mansion, with lots of easy-walking paths. The view is spectacular, of course! The... read more

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The Boettcher Mansion provides a rare combination of historic authenticity and modern amenities from its secluded setting inside the Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve in Golden, CO, only a half-hour drive west of Denver. Built in 1917 as a summer home and seasonal hunting lodge for Charles Boettcher, the former "Lorraine Lodge" was donated to Jefferson County in the 1970s for public use and enjoyment. In 1984, the Arts and Crafts estate was listed on the National Register of Historic Places External Link Icon and now serves as Jeffco's premier historic events venue. A division within the Jefferson County Parks department, the Mansion is self-sustaining, supporting itself primarily from event fees. An impressive example of adaptive re-use, the one-time family residence is perfectly suited for all kinds of social gatherings, including weddings, receptions and commitment ceremonies, along with memorial services and other commemorative milestones. Carefully preserved and sensitively updated in 2005-07, this rustic yet polished architectural gem offers a stunning backdrop for conferences, dances, executive retreats, family reunions, film shoots, fundraisers, lectures, musical performances and trade shows...to name just a few of our ongoing functions.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average30%
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  • Terrible4%
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900 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401-9510
+1 720-497-7630

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Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful mansion, with lots of easy-walking paths. The view is spectacular, of course! The rangers are very knowledgable about the family, the house, the time when they lived, along with their place in history. Lovely place to visit.

Thank lindareilly1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the opportunity to tour this beautiful mansion/lodge...and enjoyed some time in nearby Golden as well...We went to the Buffalo Bill Grave on the same trip...They are quite close together. And then, take the switchback drive back down into Golden! Exhilarating!

Thank GCP80130
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were recently part of a 100-guest wedding and reception at this lovely 1917 Arts & Crafts log “mansion” high above Golden, CO. It’s a beautiful venue for any event you want done Colorado-style. The staff was most attentive and polite. The facility itself, now...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I stopped back at the mansion since we got married here almost twenty years ago. It a nice little house with several rooms with historical information and some land to walk around on. There is also a nature center for you to...More

Thank bssc
Reviewed 2 April 2017

After a pretty drive up the mountain, we came to this mansion. We stopped in on a Monday in early spring, so the gardens weren't much to see yet and the Nature Center was closed) however the Mansion itself was interesting and had lots of...More

Thank 653Gretchen_S
Reviewed 26 January 2017

More for someone looking to book an event. Not really a tourist attraction. Could be more but I think they are just happy to make money on events.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to the Mansion for a wedding and it was the perfect venue for that. The photo ops outside were numerous and gorgeous. The mansion is an old hunting lodge and looks exactly like that. They have added some rooms and walls but the...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went here on a scouting mission for a wedding venue. It would be a lovely place for a wedding or other function if you are looking. You can wander around and do a self guided tour.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I suggest picking up a pamphlet for the self-guided tour. It provides additional insight into why this is an arts and crafts home. I wish there was more original furnishings to help me visualize how the Boettcher's lived.

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Less than 200 yards from the Buffalo Bill Museum entrance you will find the Boettcher Mansion. It is free and if you have a few extra minutes it is worth the short walk around the premises.

Thank David S
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Karen M
11 April 2015|
Response from pixster | Reviewed this property |
Hi... I visited this mansion a few months ago. It is a free self guided tour. I am not sure of the hours it is open. But it's main purpose is an event center for catered events and weddings. The information about the house... More