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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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Hands-on History

Summer Day Camp

Our weeklong summer day camp makes local history FUN for kids ages 6-11.

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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

Face to Face exhibit

Face to Face

Contemporary Portraits of Legendary People

This exhibit features portraits of 15 Goldenites captured by photographer Rick Souders. Read more...

Sponsored in part by: Scientific and Cultural Facilities District

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Astor House Museum

Astor House Museum

Built in 1867 when Golden was the territorial capital, the Astor House stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and rooming house until 1971, serving legislators, miners, and students.

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Clear Creek History Park

Clear Creek History Park

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 ranchers and farmers.

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Golden History Center

Golden History Center

Learn about this one-of-a-kind city through changing exhibits, including the newest Made in Golden which shows off local innovations with international significance.


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