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Astor House Museum

The Astor House will be closed to the public for historic rehabilitation starting Tuesday, September 8.

Built in 1867 when Golden was the capital of Colorado territory, the Astor House stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and rooming house until 1971, serving legislators, miners, and students. With one of the first bathtubs in town, the Astor House also attracted trail-dusted visitors willing to pay 25 cents for a hot bath. Although the tub is no longer used for soaking, a visit to the Astor House Museum will show you why it’s on the National Register of Historic Places! Read the complete history...

Hours and Admission

Admission Prices

Kids 6 & Under:
Astor House Museum (AHM):
AHM & GHC combo ticket:


Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday noon – 4:30 pm

Adventures at the Astor House
Test the newest activities and experiences in this 1867 boarding house.


The Astor House sometimes closes for special events. Check out our events listing here.

Closed: Mondays, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Closed: AHM will be closed all day for a private event on August 29.

Early closure at 4 pm: Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve

Also open for tours by appointment: Please call 303-278-3557 for details.




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