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Cripple Creek District Museum

5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Step back in history

Our trip was during a rain storm, which because the majority of the museum is indoors was no issue... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jackson, Minnesota
via mobile
Lots to see

There is so much to see here -- maybe too much? We enjoyed the cabins and outside buildings. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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5th & Bennett, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2634
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our trip was during a rain storm, which because the majority of the museum is indoors was no issue at all. You can spend literally hours in just the main building exploring the history of Cripple Creek with hundreds of old photographs, videos, physical items...More

Thank PhilK03
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see here -- maybe too much? We enjoyed the cabins and outside buildings. The main building is chocked full of artifacts of the area.

Thank LisaAH303
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family, was delighted to go to Cripple Creek, today, it was cool outside so good for walking around, taking pictures, and checking out the museum. We went inside, bought the tickets, and saw many good displays, HOWEVER, it seems the gal selling the tickets...More

Thank Paula U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A history of the area. Even with the rain(some areas are outside) it was enjoyable. Really enjoyed that it was a walking see what you want. And it is Non-profit.

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

If you like historic museums you will appreciate this one, lots of info and pictures of the gold mining days of cripple creek. Friendly and informative staff.

Thank usamike10
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you want to know what life was like in Cripple Creek and its environs for miners and the like, this is the place!! Very informative, beautifully laid out in an historic building. Note the gorgeous staircase!!!

1  Thank BroekinRecord
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Debbie greeted us the door and explained the museum. She was very informative and we chatted a few times during our visit informing us of interesting things. We visited all of the floors of the first building, hit the miners cabins, Assay shop and the...More

1  Thank gwengweed
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The only reason I gave this a 4 instead of a 5 is that there's not much else to bring you to the area other than casinos. Great museum though & wonderful staff who was super kind and informative.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I've seen better for $7, informative for the area, but not for the price, I would not pay more than the $5 for military rate I paid.

Thank ronniwho62
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wonderful architecture, great history of the building, fantastic exhibits, what more can you ask for! This was truly a walk through time, from the early 1800's through the early 1900's. An eclectic mixture of items, from vintage phonographs to weapons to clothing, you name it!...More

Thank Wif52
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19 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.
8 October 2015|
Response from Paula U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with the casino's it is pretty much open 24/7., not as busy on weekdays!