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Address: Highway 24 at 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-634-0696
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Description: Relive the racy days of the Old West when miners dug for gold and cowboys...
Relive the racy days of the Old West when miners dug for gold and cowboys rode the range at this reconstructed ghost town and museum.
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Typical old West town/museum

Fun hour stop but nothing spectacular. My husband enjoyed shooting the simulated shooting range at targets that lit up and whirled around with lights. Some of the exhibits were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Arcadia, Florida
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Crowley, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had some extra time, so we stopped by the Ghost Town Museum. We were very surprised by the quality and size of their historical items and displays. When walking thorough the exhibits, you can really imagine what life would have been like during the Colorado Gold Rush or in any other frontier towns throughout the country!... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I took my two nephews here during a recent trip to Colorado. It was a total waste of time and money. First of all, it's extremely small. Secondly, it's terribly overpriced for what you get. The exhibits all had small locked gates in front of them so you couldn't really get close to see anything. We were basically leaning in... More 

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Arcadia, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Fun hour stop but nothing spectacular. My husband enjoyed shooting the simulated shooting range at targets that lit up and whirled around with lights. Some of the exhibits were fun to look at.

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited while on vacation and found this place to be one of the best spots for souvenirs. The kids found it very interesting to see all the old things. As for panning for gold, it's a very small area to just to see or practice how it was done. This place isn't a must see just something to do... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Not worth it. I was very disappointed. I read something about panning for gold there, which they didn't have. I'm not sure if the season wasn't right yet or what but it was disappointing.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We took a group of teens here and while we had fun, the place is quite small. The gift shop is great. The exhibits are neat. I loved the 8 minute documentary. I think this would be a great place to take small kids but don't plan a long trip here. You can see everything within two hours.

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is easy to pass so be on the lookout for the billboards. You walk into the gift shop first and then go back to the museum. It was very informative with recorings, old movies, and of course the real deal the antiques. Take your time going through this place so you can take it all in. We enjoyed it

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We loved this place. We enjoyed very much the old and real things. You can feel the atmosphere of the wild west. Children and adults can find interesting things. It is fun to walk in the street and see the style of living 150 years ago.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I personally think there are better things to do in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. If it is raining, and you're bored, go. It is 7.50 a person, but doesn't take long to go through. My husband and I spent 30-45 minutes there and that includes the gift shop visit. I didn't think the gift shop had anything spectacular. Everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was a great place to learn about the history and the gift shop was awesome very friendly. Worth the trip since we are from oregon.

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Additional Information about Ghost Town Museum

Address: Address: Highway 24 at 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-634-0696
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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