Visit the 1890's Gold Rush at

Visit Three Buildings Filled With Cripple Creek Gold Rush History  ~  Great Artifacts  ~  Victorian Rooms  ~ Gift Shop
 Turn-of-the-Century Assay Office  ~  Historical Photos of Gold Rush History  ~  Online Digital Photo Archives
Gift Shop Is Open Through the Winter!



A Window on Cripple Creek Gold Rush History

Located on Bennett Avenue, the museum complex contains 5 buildings: The original Midland Terminal Railway Depot and the Colorado Trading and Transfer Co building with mining memorabilia, maps, paintings, glass and china, children's items, furnishings, a photograph gallery, mineral displays and two Victorian apartments. We  also have 2 miner's cabins, an assay office, the original Pinnacle Mine headframe and original mining equipment.

Admission Information: 
Since 1953, millions of people have visited the museum. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for military personnel. Children age 12 and under are admitted free with the purchase of the adult/military ticket. For group rates, please contact the director directly at Please make group reservations in advance.  We welcome history groups, families and school groups.

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The Museum is Open:

Winter Hours
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday

Summer Hours:
Memorial Day Weekend to Mid-October
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
7 Days A Week
Groups and Schools welcome! Please contact museum director to arrange a special
appointment by email at
Cripple Creek District Museum 5th & Bennett Ave., PO Box 1210, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
 719-689-2634 719-689-9540