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Golden Streets with George H. Golightly

Behind the Scenes Blog

Fourth in a Series

Read an excerpt from Golden Memories A Time…A Town, by George H. Golightly. This time: clay mining.


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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

HOH Registration Open

Hands-on History Camp

Summer Registration is Open

Weeklong camps like Dirty Jobs and Technology Time Machine get kids excited about local history!


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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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