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McAllister House

Address: 423 N. Cascade Ave, at St. Vrain St, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-635-7925
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had time, and we appreciated the the docent who filled it with the history of Colorado Springs, the McAllisters, and their well-built two-story home--the oldest remaining house and third oldest building left in town. The original surrounding property has been sub-divided and sold, leaving the carriage house in back as the office and shop. The furnishings and decor are... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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136 reviews 136 reviews
102 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I've lived in Colorado Springs for 4 years, and this was one of the last things for me to see before I consider moving to Arizona. On the good side -- reasonable price, pleasant docent, interesting house. On the negative side -- maybe a little too much information for such a small house. And, my biggest pet peeve as an... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Toured this for the first time in May 2012. The guide gave a very thorough tour and history of the house. Worth the stop.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Went at Christmas--looks like it was decorated from Hobby Lobby--nothing authentic in the decorating. Nice gift shop.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

Home to Major Henry McAllister, this house was built in 1873 and has been a museum for 50 years. Fascinating tour giving early history of Colorado Springs as well as life in the late 1800s.

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