Calendar

Sep
24
Sat
2022
Western Night at the Museum @ Golden History Museum
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Western Night at the Museum

Wear your best western garb and dusty boots to Western Night at the Museum. Bring your friends and enjoy a truly Golden night out while supporting the Friends of Golden History Museum & Park. For this fundraiser, the Museum will be transformed into a rustic atmosphere of Golden’s past while featuring today’s fun and excitement!

Tickets are required.

• tasty BBQ from Seasoned Swine

• Coors beer to complement dinner

• delicious local desserts from Soozy’s Sweets

• live music from Golden’s own Derek Hall

• rope twirlers from the Westernaires

• exciting door prizes from Golden merchants



Membership

GHM&P membership pays for itself with attendance at just a few programs. Memberships start at $40 and all levels include a 10% discount at our gift shop, which features books about Golden as well as crafts from local artisans. The best value starts at the Patron level ($125) and includes reciprocal admission and benefits at hundreds of North American museums from both of these networks: North American Reciprocal Museums (1,170 participating museums) and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (more than 410). Join us today.  

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.

 

Oct
2
Sun
2022
Autumn Fest 2022 @ Golden History Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Autumn Fest 2022

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:

O’Sullivan Personal Injury Law Firm

Fuicelli & Lee

Purvis Gray Thomson

Dolan + Zimmerman LLP

Golden Downtown Development Authority

Free and Low-Cost Family Activities

  • chalk art
  • hourly puppet shows (plus hands-on stations to make your own show)
  • 4-H petting zoo
  • craft stations
  • BIG TRUCKS (Streets, Fire, and Police Departments)
  • costumed Civil War interpretation
  • karate demonstration
  • hands-on paper-making station
  • Westernaires pony rides ($3 per ride)

2022 Partners

  • Colorado Volunteer Infantry Group
  • Westernaires
  • 4-H
  • GoFarm
  • Mines Museum of Earth Science
  • Golden Library
  • Foothills Art Center
  • Golden Street, Police, and Fire Departments
  • Golden Public Art Commission
  • Lane Academy of Martial Arts

2022 Sponsors

 
 
   
 

Autumn Fest Gallery


Location and Pricing

Golden History Museum and Golden History Park

Free

Registration

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

Membership

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.

Oct
8
Sat
2022
Golden Cemetery Tour 2022 @ Golden Cemetery
Oct 8 all-day

Golden Cemetery Tour 2022

Register now on eventbrite

cemeteryVisit the graves of legendary Golden characters with storyteller Barb Warden.

Tours begin and end at the Golden Cemetery. This program sells out every year, so get your tickets early. This is a rain-or-shine event; weather will not force a cancellation.

You will select your tour time on the Eventbrite page.

Two tours are available:

  • 11:00 a.m.  

  • 1:00 p.m. 

Registration is required. Program will be canceled if minimum attendance number is not reached 24 hours prior to start time.

Register on eventbrite.


Pricing

$5 members; $10 non-members, plus online registration fee

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

About Golden Cemeterycemetery

The City of Golden owns and operates the Golden Cemetery. Among the historic notables buried here is George West. West, a Golden founder, started the Colorado Transcript newspaper in 1866.

Additionally, Seth Lake, builder of Astor House in 1867, is buried in the Golden Cemetery. Many other pioneers and characters of the early west are at rest here.

Membership

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

 

Oct
27
Thu
2022
History Trivia Night @ Golden History Museum
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

History Trivia Night

In-person event. Register on eventbrite.

Build a team and join us at the museum for a special history trivia night! There will be themed categories about both Golden and Colorado.

Teams (of no more than 4) will test their knowledge and vie for the title of champion.

Advance registration is required. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.       



Pricing

$20 per team for members, $30 per team for non-members

Membership

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.