Golden History Museum opens its doors with free admission from 5 to 9 pm for Night at the Museums.
Explore the Museum with a scavenger hunt to find clues and solve the mystery at Golden History! Test your answers on our interactive switchboard and win a prize if you hear the joyous sounds of your victory.
See brand new exhibits, including Legendary People which includes biographies of important locals, as well as Epic Events, a timeline of the major events and discoveries that shaped Golden. The entire family will want to take a selfie in front of a huge photo backdrop depicting tourists with donkeys – once a common sight in Golden.
Free. All ages. There is no registration for this event.
Celebrate Homesteaders’ Day! Experience 19th century homesteading, explore the historic cabins, try woodstove cooking, learn about blacksmithing, and take a lesson at the one-room schoolhouse. This event is drop-in style; there is no registration. Come any time between 10 am and 2 pm for any length of time.
The History Park is home to many of the original buildings from the old Pearce Ranch in Golden Gate Canyon. Thomas and Henrietta Pearce, pictured below, raised eight children on their ranch. It was one of the largest in the area by 1912. Read more here.
Location and Pricing
Golden History Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; drop in anytime
Free for all
Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family. Join us.