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Friendly People, nice shop and interesting mining museum

Stopped here to use the rest rooms and was pleasantly surprised to find this museum - the historic... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Jim R
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Nice combination....

We arrived thinking this would be a typical Visitors Center; but found it to also be quite a decent... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
RICART75
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Peru, Indiana
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7 Sep 2018
“Friendly People, nice shop and interesting mining museum”
5 Nov 2017
“Nice combination....”
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Stopped here to use the rest rooms and was pleasantly surprised to find this museum - the historic society - in this beautiful little town with a lot of interesting history. The staff ( are they volunteers?) are helpful and very knowledgeable about the town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived thinking this would be a typical Visitors Center; but found it to also be quite a decent historic museum. The exhibits are interesting, informative and well designed. From the original inhabitants (the Ute), to the later arriving miners and mining operations; this is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RICART75
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Came here to buy a Senior Pass for the Parks. A steal at $10.00. Looked around the museum a little. Will return. Clean bathrooms.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank harmsenom
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We drove up to just enjoy the drive from Denver and stopped in at the visitors center that the historical society runs. It's just a wonderful place. Quite a collection with information on mining, the area, photography and what they are doing to correct what...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KateH20
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We visited Idaho Springs 3 times during our stay in Denver. We went the first time to go to West Bound and Down. Our second visit included a trip up to Mt. Evans, and our third included walking around the town of Idaho Springs doing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank alindkids
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Idaho Springs is one of my favorite places In Colorado. It's quaint and people usually just drive by it on their way into the mountains. Lots of miners in my family history so I feel drawn to learning about this little place. Watch out for...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank raineyg2015
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I'll admit that a visit to the Historical Society was not my primary reason for visiting Idaho Springs. I was really there for white water rafting. Still, when I had a bit of free time, I decided to check this place out. I'd really recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I may have mistitled my other review of a historical site. This one is near the Chinese restaurant. Wonderful local historical photos. The one with the lady in white gauze is fabulous. You've got to see it!

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank CayceCleveland_Ohio
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