Open House and Exhibit Reception @ Golden History Museum
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Open House and Exhibit Reception at Golden History Museum

Celebrate the opening of two new exhibits at GHM and enjoy free, live music (Americana, blues, and old rock) from Alibi, as well as purchased beverages from CODA Brewing and freshly made snacks from Roadrunner Food Truck. We will also offer special hands-on activities and informal talks with the curator and other staff.

Clear Creek Room: The Heart of Golden

Surrounded by North and South Table Mountains, Clear Creek has drawn people to this area for millennia. Golden History Museum is excited to debut the Clear Creek Room, a multipurpose gallery and meeting space. Visitors can relax in this newly remodeled area with a view of the creek, while they learn about its cultural, industrial, recreational, and natural histories.

We Are Still Here: The Endurance of Native Jewels

In this exhibit, we define jewel as both a precious item as well as a woman of strength and importance. Explore how Indigenous women have persevered through hundreds of years of oppression and numerous attempts to destroy their culture. Featuring modern Native fashions that utilize ancient Indigenous jewels, learn about prominent Native women in contemporary American society. Not only are Native Americans still here; they have endured, and they are thriving.

Autumn Fest 2024 @ Golden History Museum
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Autumn Fest 2024

AUtumn Fest

Autumn Fest is a free celebration of Golden featuring hands-on activities for the whole family, including crafts, big trucks, and even farm animals. Join us to welcome the fall season at Golden History Museum (923 10th St.), proudly sponsored by:


Lamber Goodnow

O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm

Fuicelli & Lee

Purvis Gray Thomson

Dolan + Zimmerman LLP

Golden Downtown Development Authority

Sign Gypsies Foothills

Free and Low-Cost Family Activities

  • make-your-craft station and lawn games (hoop toss, ladder ball, and cornhole)
  • 4-H petting zoo
  • big trucks
  • costumed Civil War interpretation
  • live music from Alibi

2024 Partners

  • Colorado Volunteer Infantry Group
  • 4-H
  • Ready, Set, Adventure Box
  • Tesoro Cultural Center
  • CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties
  • Jeffco Open Space
  • Mines Museum of Earth Science
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • Golden Library
  • Golden Streets Department



Autumn Fest Gallery

Location and Pricing

Golden History Museum and Golden History Park



Unlike most GHM&P programs, there is no registration for Autumn Fest.


Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family. Join us.

More Golden history

Check out the Golden History Museum & Park blog for the latest behind the scenes videos and stories, personal memoirs, and history tidbits about Golden.