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A step back in time with a very enthusiastic knowledgeable tour guide

the original 'vacation tourist town' early hotel. Truly interesting, and a lesson in history not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
diane h
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ft collins, co
Very interesting, enthusiastic guide

Great place to visit if you want to know about Grand Lake's history. At the moment we were there... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
travelwezel
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Antwerp, Belgium
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407 Pitkin Street, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the original 'vacation tourist town' early hotel. Truly interesting, and a lesson in history not just of the town, but of the building style and the development of thing/ingenuity by design. There is more in this 'house' hotel than we imagined.

Thank diane h
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great place to visit if you want to know about Grand Lake's history. At the moment we were there, there were no other visitors, so my husband and I got a private tour. The museum is a former hotel, the oldest one in town, and...More

Thank travelwezel
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and museum. Many terrific period antiques. Great location, great price. Loved it. Worth your time

Thank bakelley2018
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I were exploring the area when I spotted the Kauffman House Museum and I just had to go in. I love antiques and I find historical buildings and photos very interesting. I really love this small museum. Such a rich history and...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 15 July 2018

What a wonder time we had visiting Kauffman house and thanks so much for the explanation and history lesson. Everyone gets their own private little tour. If you are in town, DO NOT Miss stopping in and visiting.

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Our group enjoyed this little Museum. The Man who took us through the house, did a great job of explaining things and drawing attention to different aspects of the house. Nice little tour.

Thank 1991mak
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very cool and quirky museum with lots of local history. The volunteer gave us lots of information and was very friendly!

Thank jcourtneyg
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The home was well furnished with very good information about the rooms and furnishings. It was well-done in the period, with open areas in the ceilings and walls to allow visitors to see the early construction of the cabin. They had a selection of videos...More

Thank JeffreyM2165
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you're waiting for an afternoon shower to pass by, you won't find better place to wait then the Kauffman House Museum! The home is full of beautiful antiques and unique stories of history in Grand Lake.

Thank dwc50
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this well preserved museum! It is full of historic furniture, some of it original to the house. We loved the story about how one of the daughters helped locate some of the pieces that were still around and get them back to...More

Thank Janet F
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