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Golden History Museum & Park

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Fun for the hole family.

Just an excellent experience for the children as well as the adults. Like walking back in time... read more

Reviewed today
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Imagine yourself growing up as part of a pioneering homesteading family

The Golden History Park, formerly the Clear Creek History Park, is home to many of the original... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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Pioneer life in the hills and canyons near Golden was harsh, difficult, and not for the faint of heart. Most who survived in the beautiful, if inhospitable region, succeeded as farmers and ranchers. Relive the experience by exploring the blacksmith...more
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923 10th St, Golden, CO 80401-1025
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Reviewed today

Just an excellent experience for the children as well as the adults. Like walking back in time. Beautiful area along the river also.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pitchman101
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Golden History Park, formerly the Clear Creek History Park, is home to many of the original buildings from the Pearce Ranch in Golden Gate Canyon, Colorado. Today, the park is located 15 miles away from the old Pearce Ranch, at 11th and Arapahoe in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We enjoyed a nice walk along the creek and visiting the historic buildings at the site. Conveniently downtown.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a small area with a few buildings and placards to read to learn some interesting history about the town and its settlement. There is a machine for buying chicken feed if you want to feed the chickens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia L. V
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

You have almost no control on an inner tube with the current and rocks. It’s Very dangerous for anyone under 12 and must be a good swimmer and athlete I highly recommend life jackets and good water shoes for everyone. It’s serious with big rocks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nwhite00
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This cluster of historic buildings was a neat place to see. In the summer season it would probably give you access to see the inside of the buildings but not in late April. There are colorful chickens and a garden which is planted each spring....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank plfkgf
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Nice frontier display hidden in a beautiful setting! The historic buildings and layout right against Clear Creek and easily accessed from the parking area

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clark N
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I went to the park yesterday - and the interiors of the buildings seem to be closed for the season. However, there is no reason not to walk around and look inside of the windows. The setting is beautiful, and there is no admission charge.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank randisbrown
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The park is not large, and contains several buildings preserved from the 1800's. Several are furnished as they would have been when in use by early homesteaders. It is self-guided, with informative brochures available to learn more about the buildings and the people who lived...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank debbiebernardo
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We didn't walk through the park, but we did walk a long ways on Clear Creek Trail and it was gorgeous. There was about two inches of ice along the edges of the water and it is definitely a clear creek. You can see the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ALahaye
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Response from KendraP05 | Reviewed this property |
I see dogs in the surrounding area all the time.