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Boulder History Museum

1206 Euclid Ave, Harbeck Bergheim House, Boulder, CO 80302
303 449 3464
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Ranked #25 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Type: History Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1944, the Boulder History Museum is currently located in the historic Harbeck-Berheim house. 'Storymakers- a Boulder's History' the... more » Owner description: Founded in 1944, the Boulder History Museum is currently located in the historic Harbeck-Berheim house. 'Storymakers- a Boulder's History' the permanent exhibit tells the story of Boulder County from before European-American settlement up until the 1930s. The main floor gallery exhibit changes two- three times per year, featuring local and traveling exhibitions. « less
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Lyons, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is a very small museum, but informative. Price is 6 dollars or less per person. There is some interactive exhibits geared toward school children.

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Scarsdale, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Well the house is not little but as a museum it is small. I walked across Broadway from Pine, about a mile (less from Pearl) away. It is free on first Sundays but otherwise it only costs $4 I think. Definitely worth the few dollars to learn about Boulder's interesting history.

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sacramento
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

the REAL history of craft beer ... fascinating ... nuclear engineering played a curious role a relaxing museum with enough to justify the few dollars entry fee ... try it you'll like it .. especially if you're a beer lover

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Boulder, Colorado
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Exhibits included information on Native American History, Mining, and Pre-Boulder Front Range history. Currenlty, the rotating exhibit focuses on the history and booming business of the craft beer industry. A fabulous museum to learn and be reminded of the history of the Front Range and Colorado Rockies. The museum is also equipped with an exploratory kids specific room too.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

This was a decient little museum. It showed some history of boulder. If you like that kind of stuff it's worth a stop. The old house was cool, though they really didn't have a lot of info on it.

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Boulder,Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

This is a really interesting museum if you want to see what life was like in Boulder, Colorado. There are many interesting stories about it;s early settlers and residents. I was very surprised and delighted by this nice museum.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The museum is worth a couple of hours of your time, especially in the cold winter months. There are exhibits of Native American history, displays picturing what life was like in the mining days and a 60's exhibit. The museum, while small, is in a beautiful house and if you like old architecture, you'll love this place. The staff was... More

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