Calendar

Aug
6
Thu
Museum Collection Storage Tour @ Your place
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Museum Collection Storage Tour

Denver West collection storageThis is a prerecorded, virtual program. You will receive an emailed link prior to the event starting at 11 a.m. Registration is required.

Join Curatorial staff for a rare behind-the-scenes tour of offsite collection storage. Hear about the Legacy Collection Inventory Project and get a better understanding of what we are doing to create the best City of Golden collection ever.


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Aug
20
Thu
Confection Perfection: Jolly Rancher Company @ Your place
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Confection Perfection: Jolly Rancher Company

jolly rancherThis is a virtual program via Cisco Webex Meeting. You will receive an emailed link prior to the event’s start. Registration is required.

One of the world’s most iconic candies—the Jolly Rancher kiss—was invented in Golden. Join Director Nathan Richie to learn about the history of the company from its founding as a mom-and-pop ice cream shop on Washington Avenue to a booming international sensation.


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Oct
3
Sat
Golden Cemetery Tour 2020 @ Golden Cemetery
Oct 3 all-day

Golden Cemetery Tour 2020

cemeteryVisit the graves of legendary Golden characters. Hear stories about their lives from famous storyteller, Dennis Potter, Museum volunteer since 2008 and retired Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Captain. Read Dennis’s profile.

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:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

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

Pricing

$0 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.

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

Facility Rental

Learn how a Golden Museum Rental offers unique experiences that range from rustic to ritzy.