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Golden History Center

923 10th St, Golden, CO 80401-1025
+1 303-278-3557
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Interesting for all ages

We passed the museum on our walk along the creek and my kids really wanted to go inside. I used to... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Christina D
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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this is worth a visit

this museum really had very interesting facts about golden. ill just say you wont believe all the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
DANDAUTO
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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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Discovery place of Tyrannosaurus Rex, home to an American saint, location of the largest single-site brewery on Earth—Golden, Colorado is truly a one-of-a-kind city. Explore the colorful past of this unique community at the Golden History Center. Begin your Golden adventure by exploring our dynamic exhibits, engaging programs, and amazing collections. Get up close with the gruesome tools from one of the city’s first dentists, marvel at the beauty of the Coors porcelain collection, and listen to music played on one of the finest instrument collections on the Front Range.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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923 10th St, Golden, CO 80401-1025
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+1 303-278-3557
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We passed the museum on our walk along the creek and my kids really wanted to go inside. I used to be a history teacher, so of course we'd go! The admission is $5 for adults and kids over six are $3. My kids enjoyed...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 25 March 2017

this museum really had very interesting facts about golden. ill just say you wont believe all the things that were invented and started in this small town. it was a great place to visit.

Thank DANDAUTO
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had my daughter's engagement party here. We had it in the summer and with the patio overlooking over Clear Creek made it a great experience.

Thank Lance R
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We almost walked past this museum on our walk along the creek. We decided to stop in and we're glad we did. It is about $3 to get in and you receive a small blue disc to get engraved as a souvenir. The museum has...More

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Pretty good little museum on the grounds of the School of Mining. It is free, see lots of gold, silver and other rocks.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had two grandchildren along and were happy to pay the small fee. The center is a mix of history and technology that has developed in the Golden area. I was very interested in an exhibit and film showing the manufacturing of beer cans for...More

1  Thank Joep63
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A pleasant surprise on a walkabout. Lots to see and most informative. Worth visiting if you are in Golden.

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed 2 June 2016

They have great pamphlets and were very helpful in directing us to the quickest way to see elk and wildlife on our last day in Colorado.

Thank eramakri
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Golden made this park several years ago and it's up the banks of Clear Creek. It's a fun peek at a working history household which has a garden. In the summer people are there to talk to you about what they are doing. You can...More

Thank Janice F
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Local Golden history is on view with some amazing local business history too. Coors beer innovations, Coors Tek porcelain, bullet proof vests, companies and inventions that are uniquely Golden all highlighted. You can make your own free laser disk souvenir! Small but fun and well...More

Thank Melinda R
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