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1   Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
2   Centennial Village Museum
3   Chimney Rock Archaeological Area
4   Museum of Colorado Prisons
5   Cross Orchards Historic Site
6   Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum
7   Fort Vasquez
8   Four Mile Historic Park
9   Ghost Town Museum
10 Lakewood's Heritage Center at Belmar Park
11 MacGregor Ranch and Museum
12 Old Town Museum
13 South Park City
14 Washington Mine Tour
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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Adobe fort reconstructed in 1976. Center for trading and only major permanent white settlement on the Santa Fe Trail between Missouri and Mexican settlements. Address
35110 Highway 194 East
La Junta, Colorado 81050
General Location:
Closest City: Colorado Springs (90) Denver (160)
Closest Interstate: 
I-25
Closest Airport:  Colorado Springs COS


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Phone 719 383-5010
 
Centennial Village Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 28 structures from Tipis to tents to sod houses, homesteads, and mansions, several festivals and living history weekends each yearAddress
1475 A Street
Greeley, Colorado 80631
General Location:
Closest City:  Denver (50 mi)
Closest Interstate:
 I-25, US 85
Closest Airport: 
Denver Intl DEN

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Phone 970 350-9220
Chimney Rock Archaeological Area Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: In the San Juan National Forest. Original ruins, both excavated and not, "great kiva", restored ruinsAddress
San Juan National Forest
Durango, Colorado 
General Location:
Closest City: Santa Fe NM (155 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-70 to the north, I-25 south & east, both 100 miles away
Closest Airport:  Durango DRO


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Phone 970 883-5359

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Museum of Colorado PrisonsClick here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Located in the women's prisonAddress
201 N 1st St
PO Box 1229
Cañon City, Colorado 81212
General Location:
Closest City: Colorado Springs (35)
Closest Interstate: 
I-25 exit at US 50
Closest Airport: Colorado Springs COS


Contact
Phone 719 269-3015
Cross Orchards Historic Site Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Former large fruit farm, restored bunkhouse, barn/packing shed, Swanson display of effects & implements, road building equipmentAddress
3073 F (Patterson) Rd
Grand Junction, Colorado 81504
General Location: Western Colorado
Closest City: Denver (190 mi), Salt Lake City UT (210)
Closest Interstate: 
I-70 exit US Rt 6
Closest Airport: 
Grand Junction Walker Field GJT

Contact
Phone 970 434-9814
Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Costumed interpreters at fur trading post of 1826.Address
Confluence Park
Delta, Colorado 81416
General Location: Western Colorado
Closest City: Denver (175 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-50 exit US 50 in Grand Junction (35 mi)
Closest Airport:
 Montrose County MTJ

Contact
Phone 970 874-8349

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Fort Vasquez Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Reconstructed adobe fur trade post of 1835Address
13412 US 85
Platteville, Colorado 80561
General Location:
Closest City:  Denver (30)
Closest Interstate: 
south end of town on US 85
Closest Airport: 
Denver Intl DEN

Contact
Phone 970 785-2832
Four Mile Historic Park Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Oldest house in Denver, surrounded by park with costumed farm activities, three barns, chicken coops, gold panning pondAddress
715 S Forest St
Denver, Colorado 80246
General Location:
Closest City: Denver
Closest Interstate: 
I-25 exit 204
Closest Airport: 
Denver Intl DEN

Contact
Phone 303 399-1859
Ghost Town Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Original gold rush era museums moved to one place: sheriff's office, general store, saloon, jail, house, blacksmith Inside one big buildingAddress
405 S 21st St
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
General Location:
Closest City: Colorado Springs
Closest Interstate: 
I-25 exit Midland Expressway (US 24)
Closest Airport: Colorado Springs COS


Contact
Phone 719 634-0696

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10  Lakewood's Heritage Center at Belmar Park Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Mansions, pump house & water tower, school, 1930's farm house, Belmar farm & Belmar MansionAddress
797 South Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, Colorado 80226
General Location: Metro Denver
Closest City: Denver
Closest Interstate: 
I-25, exit US 6, W 6th St
Closest Airport:
 Denver Intl DEN

Contact
Phone 303 987-7850
11  MacGregor Ranch and Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Original homestead, still a working ranch. 1896 ranch house.Address
180 MacGregor Lane
Estes Park, Colorado 80517
General Location: NW of Denver
Closest City: Denver (50 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-25, US 34 (20 mi), I-25 US 36 (31 mi)
Closest Airport: 
Denver Intl DEN

Contact
Phone 970 586-3749
12  Old Town Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Depot, Law Office, Bank/Real Estate office, barber shop, general store, newspaper office, church, drug store, leather shop, othersAddress
420 S 14th St
Burlington, Colorado 80807
General Location: Eastern Colorado
Closest City: Denver (150 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-70
Closest Airport:  Colorado Springs COS, Denver Intl DEN


Contact
Phone 719 346-7382

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13  South Park City Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description:  ghost town, boom town, museumAddress
100 4th St
PO Box 634
Fairplay, Colorado 80440
General Location:
Closest City: Denver (60)
Closest Major Road: 
off US 285, 20 mi South of I-70
Closest Airport:  Denver Intl DEN


Contact
Phone 719 836-2387
14  Washington Mine Tour Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: walk along tracks into 100 year old mineAddress
309 N Main
PO Box 745
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
General Location:
Closest City: Denver (60 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-70 exit 203
Closest Airport: 
Vail Eagle County EGE

Contact
Phone 970 453-9022
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