Category: Collections and Exhibits

Milking an opportunity

Milking an opportunity

Adolph Coors knew Prohibition was coming. An astute businessperson, he started diversifying his business holdings with real estate, pottery manufacturing, and a cement company. Additionally, a relatively new product called malted milk would help him—and Golden—survive...
Unpacking time capsules, part 2

Unpacking time capsules, part 2

As promised, here’s a nearly complete inventory of Golden’s 1968 time capsule. Below is a long list, in no particular order, to peruse. For ease of organization, we’ve sorted contents into folders. Enjoy!  Items in Folders Foldered items: Large...
Unpacking time capsules

Unpacking time capsules

Time capsules defined Time capsules are great for inspiring an interest in history and civic pride. Unfortunately, their contents are generally underwhelming and obsolete junk (excluding Golden’s, of course). Merriam-Webster defines a time capsule as a container...
Some amazing new artifacts for 2018

Some amazing new artifacts for 2018

Founded in 1938, the museum turned 80 this year. By far, the major remodel was the biggest news of the year. If you have not visited recently, now’s the time. On the collection front, we continue to improve the quality of and accessibility to the permanent collection,...