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ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy

in Museum, Historic, Heritage, Heritage

Rodeo is truly a sport born in the history of America. It is the heritage of a unique breed of men who brought civilization to the Western United States. Tour the Hall which displays 300 inductees from professional rodeo, then visit heritage hall where displays detail the changes in saddles, chaps, and other rodeo equipment. ProRodeo Hall of Fame, where colorful history and equally colorful legends of professional rodeo live on!

101 Pro Rodeo Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919
United States

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Museum of Colorado Prisons

in Museum, Museum, Museum, Museum, Historic

Explore the history of Colorado Corrections. Individual MP3 audio tours guide visitors through 32 cells filled with exciting exhibits and life sized models that link the past to the present in dramatic presentation. See artifacts, photographs and displays depicting prison life. Visit the gift shop for a great selection of books, clothing, accessories, collectables and inmate made items.

201 N 1st St
Canon City, Colorado 81212
United States

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Garden of the Gods Trading Post

in Souvenirs, Historic, Gifts, American

Garden of the Gods Trading Post, located on the Southwest edge of the world-famous Garden of the Gods, is Colorado’s largest, oldest and best gift shop and art gallery. With over 25,000 square feet and nearly 90,000 different items to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect gift or souvenir for everyone on your list! Stop by the Balanced Rock Cafe for lunch or a quick snack! Enjoy a glass of beer or wine on our beautiful back patio.

324 Beckers Lane
Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829
United States

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Cripple Creek Jail Museum

in Historic, Museum, Historic, Museum

Relive the outlaw days of the Wild West in one of the most popular Cripple Creek Museums. In the late 1800's the promise of an easy fortune lured people to the gold mines of Cripple Creek; in just ten years, the population grew from 15 to more than 50,000. Like every western gold rush town, Cripple Creek had more than its fair share of miscreants and trouble makers. Learn their stories with displays highlighting the laws and the lawless

136 W. Bennett Avenue
Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
United States

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Miramont Castle

in Tea Room, Museum, Historic, Historic

History comes alive in this 1895 Victorian Castle, a 14,000 sq ft private home of rare native green sandstone built for a French priest and his mother. It features nine styles of architecture and massive fireplaces. Miramont Castle is now the home of the Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department Museum, our newest exhibit - Spoils of War, Antique Dolls and Toys, a Tea Room and a Gift Shop. The Museum begins Spring/Summer hours: Monday May 28th. Open 7 days a week 9am to 5pm.

9 Capitol Hill Avenue
Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829
United States

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Garden of the Gods Visitors and Nature Center

in Segway, Museum, Historic, Childrens, Adventure

The world-class Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is your gateway to the Park. All NEW interactive exhibits. Learn how the amazing red rocks got there with the NEW Geo-Trekker Movie Experience, shown every 20 minutes $6/adults, $4/kids. Free park maps and information. Jeep, Segway, 1909 Trolley and Rock Climbing tours offered daily. Grab a bite to eat in the glass enclosed Terrace Cafe and shop for souvenirs at our Award Winning Gift Shop. Free admission

1805 N. 30th St.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
United States

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Western Museum of Mining and Industry

in Museum, Museum, Museum, Heritage, Heritage

The Western Museum of Mining & Industry brings the history of Mining to life for you through a variety of exhibits complete with daily dynamic guided tours! With interactive exhibits and a variety of educational events, WMMI offers something for every age and every interest. Special events are held throughout the year such as Family Exploration Days, Science Camps, Museum’s Anniversary Weekend, and the Harvest Festival.

225 North Gate Blvd.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921
United States

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US Olympic Complex

in Sports, Sports, Special Olympics, Historic, Historic

Take a tour of the US Olympic Complex which includes a walk along the Olympic Pathway and an inside look at the training facilities. Visitors may even see athletes "up-close and in-person." The Complex includes the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Rotunda, the Team USA Shop, a 225-seat auditorium and meeting facilities. It also features numerous art exhibitions that change several times a year.

1750 E. Boulder St.
Commerce City, Colorado 80909
United States

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Cripple Creek & Victor Railroad

in Historic, Educational

All aboard for a Train journey back in time! A special treat for kids, history buffs and the whole family. The Trains leave every 40 minutes (mid-May to mid-Oct) from our 1894 depot and gift shop. Visit the web site for special offers. Fun for the Whole Family with its lovingly restored steam locomotives and historic 1894 station house the railroad is one of the gold rush history and into the scenic heart of the Rocky Mountains.

520 E. Carr Street
Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
United States

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Cripple Creek Heritage Center

in Museum, Museum, Heritage

Overlooking Cripple Creek, this 11,600 square foot resource center is a great place to start your visit. This state-of-the-art facility provides hands-on exhibits and interactive technology that guide you through the regions history. Learn about dinosaurs, Native Americans and life in the gold camp. Take in the incredible panoramic views, and ask one of the helpful staff members to assist you with planning your visit.

9283 S. Highway 67
Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
United States

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