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!

The Cripple Creek District Museum operates solely on ticket and gift shop sales, as well as monetary donations. The museum receives no outside assistance on a regular basis.

We love donations!
Whether it is an item from your ancestors, artifacts from the District, or your check or cash, the Museum welcomes assistance in preserving the history of the Cripple Creek
District. Tangible donations are carefully catalogued with the name of the donor, and all donations are tax deductible. Please call ahead and ask for the museum director,
(or email to if you are interested in donating any historical items for the museum collection.


Donate to the Museum

The Museum is Open:

Winter Hours
10 a.m.- 5 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