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North Park Pioneer Museum

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Address: 365 Logan St, Walden, CO 80480
Phone Number: +1 970-723-8371

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Lots of memorabilia to stir the memory. A step back in time. Not fancy, but friendly. And take your time. You'll see something from your past.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
Gardener1945
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Green Valley, Arizona
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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of memorabilia to stir the memory. A step back in time. Not fancy, but friendly. And take your time. You'll see something from your past.

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Thank Gardener1945
Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I am proud to claim a familial relationship to the folks who currently run this museum, they are my cousins. Our grandparents and great grandparents were pioneers in Walden and many of the items came from family collections and albums. I am so very very pleased that my North Park family members generously contributed valuable and personal items to the... More 

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Thank Susiechris
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We arrived a bit early and went for a walk around the small town. Saw a sign for this museum located two blocks off the main street. We were greeted by a friendly lifelong resident lady who was very knowledgeable. This museum is huge. Much much larger than it appears and filled with local items gathered throughout the years. Highly... More 

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Thank midwest2014
Glen Haven, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

It was an average small town museum, but it was quite large in size. There were some interesting things, but a lot of stuff that should be somewhere else. It is run by volunteers, and there was a nice older gentleman who was manning the shop. We donated. I don't imagine it is a stop that we would do again.... More 

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Thank Birdylover
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

I was amazed at how many artifacts this little museum had, given the size of the town. You could easily spend hours here. Admission is free, but they ask for a donation. I will have to go back there the next time I'm in Walden.

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Thank bobb45
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

Arrived at 3:30 pm on a Saturday in August - the doors were already padlocked. Too bad, since its the only attraction in "Downtown Walden".

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Thank Lizzie5050
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

A lovely museum filled with wonderful things from the past. Not a slick presentation, you get a real feel for the area and community. Highly recommend a visit.

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1 Thank Donna Shaw H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

This is the best little museum I've been to in a long time. I went there today with my grandfather and we both enjoyed it a lot. He had been there a few times prior. There is so much history and little left to question as everything, even the photographs are labeled. This is a hidden gem of a place.... More 

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Thank R. Thomas A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stopped in here thinking that we would just kill 20 minutes or so and be on our way. Wow, were we wrong. The collection is quite large and after an hour we still had not seen it all. Unfortunately, we didn't have the time in our schedule to stay longer but wanted to. The people were friendly and helpful... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

This unique museum gives a real glimpse into all aspects of life in North Park since the homesteaders of the 1800's. John and Hazel Gresham, lifelong residents, spent a good part of their lives accumulating items, getting the museum off the ground, and leaving a historical legacy of the people and the land of North Park--filling 27 rooms are all... More 

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