Gift Shop Is Open
Through the Winter!
Family in the Colorado Gold Rush!
The Cripple Creek
has hundreds of files in
archives. The files include photographs,
newspaper articles, documents, letters, scrapbooks,
city directories, death and burial records, marriage
and baptism records and correspondence from
ancestors of the folks who lived in the Cripple
It is best to call ahead for information.
leaving a message, please provide an email and/or
mailing address, along with a phone number, for a
provide a full name if possible. Do not send lists
of surnames or requests such as "Anyone named
Smith." We can only handle a small amount of
requests at a time.
- Be as specific as possible and provide us with
all the information you know about the person you
are researching. The more we know the better we can
- Please be patient while waiting for a response.
Our staff is very limited and research is conducted
on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware that
research requests can take up to six weeks for a
response. Phone calls and additional emails will not
expedite your request.
We are a non-profit foundation and rely on admission
fees, gift shop sales and
donations to survive. We respectfully request a
donation of $25 for the first hour and
$15 for each additional hour in order to conduct
research. Copies and/or photographs
require additional fees.
If you would like to contribute to the Cripple Creek
District Museum, please use the
PayPal button below or mail your donation to us at
Cripple Creek District Museum, P.O. Box 1210,
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
a.m.- 5 p.m.
Days A Week
Groups and Schools welcome! Please contact museum
director to arrange a special
appointment by email at