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Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center

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Address: 9283 S. Highway 67, Hours, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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+1 877-858-4653
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Nice visitors center and small museum

A nice visitors center and small museum for this historic town. Friendly staff and a lot of exhibits to look at and read on.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice visitors center and small museum for this historic town. Friendly staff and a lot of exhibits to look at and read on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great musuem to come and spend some time and discover history of the Cripple Creek and Victor Mining District. Be sure to watch the movies for an interesting overview then check out the displays, pictures and other artifacts then take a drive around see Goldfield and Victor and take some walks in some of the most scenic country in Colorado... More 

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We love sharing our unique history with our visitors and we feel the movie gives you a great overview of what our area is all about. We hope you have to opportunity to visit us again in the future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great! It definitely ranks up there, or better than, some of the local paid museums! Tons of great exhibits about the local mining history, as well as dinosaurs and local wildlife. Super friendly front desk staff, who are more than happy to also make recommendations for a more personalized visit to Cripple Creek! This is a "must... More 

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We enjoy sharing our history as well as facts about our wonderful state. We hope you had a great experience with the rest of your visit to our great little city and we look forward to your visit again in the future! More 

Gypsum, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

OMG, you must visit to learn about this historical area. Interactive learning & the staff knew so much information...AND what a view. Incredible

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple creek Heritage Center. We love sharing our history and making sure you have an enjoyable visit to our city. And the views....you are so right!! Incredible!! We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The ladies at the desk were so pleasant and friendly. They really know their history and were able to guide us through 2 days of sight seeing while we were in town.

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We love to share our unique history with our visitors! We hope you enjoyed your 2 days of sight seeing and we hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future! More 

Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is really a museum and visitor center all rolled into one. The views from the main floor of the building were absolutely fantastic. We were there when the Aspen were in their full golden glory and there was snow on the far mountain peaks. Great exhibits on mining and on the railroads. They had a very good film on... More 

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. You are so fortunate to have timed your visit around the fall Aspen color change. We are pleased you enjoyed looking at our displays and watching the movie. We are very proud of our unique history, as well as, our present attractions!! Safe travels! More 

Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

THis museum has a lot of information and history of the local. It also has a veiw to die for. It's well worth going downstairs and watching the video of early mining days.

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We are very proud of our unique mining history and the video we show is just a quick glance into our vast history. We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future! More 

Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Was a very way to enter town.....having never been to Cripple Creek, we did not know what to expect, but the center and museum gave us some insight and ideas as to what was around the area.....

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. Our staff is well informed and enjoy sharing our attractions with our visitors. We hope you had a wonderful time in our unique mining town!! More 

Peyton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

One of the best visitor centers I have visited. It has exhibits that interests kids, and great displays. Very well kept.

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We love sharing our unique history and teaching the kids are a large part of that. We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We live in Colorado Springs and like to venture to Cripple Creek in the fall to see the beautiful Aspens turning. We have gone by this facility before but never stopped. Boy are we glad we did! The best way is to first watch the movie of how Cripple Creek evolved into what it is today. The top floor has... More 

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Michelle R, General Manager at Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Cripple Creek Heritage Center. We are pleased to hear that even a long time resident of the state learned something new!! We are very proud of our unique mining history. I will be sure to attend to the issue of the employees and I appreciate your notification. More 

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