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Top Ten Artifacts of 2014

Check Out the Top Ten

Behind the Scenes

There are tens of thousands of items in the City of Golden Collection. Read about ten of the favorites that were received by Golden History Museums in 2014, including 75 historic fire department photos.

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Turn it Up exhibit

Turn it Up

Golden's Musical Memories

This musical extravaganza features a number of historic instruments including our J.M. Pelton square grand piano. Read more...

Sponsored by: Dan's Piano Service

Made in Golden exhibit

Made in Golden

Where Innovation Lives

How does innovation happen, and why here in Golden? Discover the stories behind Spyderco knives, CoorsTek body armor, and Mountainsmith backpacks. Read more...

Sponsored in part by: Scientific and Cultural Facilities District

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Begin Your Golden Adventure With Us

Astor House Museum

Astor House Museum

Built in 1867 when Golden was the capital of Colorado territory, this former boarding house operated until 1971.

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Clear Creek History Park

Clear Creek History Park

Get a taste of the harsh pioneer life for ranchers and farmers just outside Golden, Colorado. It was not for the faint of heart.

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Golden History Center

Golden History Center

Learn about this one-of-a-kind city through changing exhibits, including a stunning collection of 50 rare Coors beer signs.

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