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Heritage Visitors Center

2060 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
(303) 567-4382
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Ranked #16 of 20 Attractions in Idaho Springs
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- Jun 9, 2014
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McAlester, Oklahoma
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I always like to stop in at visitors centers and visit with the folks there. Usually it an older person who is truly interested in their town and history and wants to share their knowledge with anyone who will listen. Take the small tour drop in a few bucks in the jar, you can't go wrong.

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Golden, Colorado
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170 reviews 170 reviews
63 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We arrived in Idaho Springs a bit earlier than the meeting time so we decided to visit. It's compact yet full of information on the history of mining in CO esp during the gold rush days. It's free but donations are welcome.

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Portland, Oregon
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The little museum at the visitors center in Idaho Springs provides more history and interesting facts then its modest look might indicate. Admission is free, although you can spare a few dollars for the donation box and you know it. The museum brings together artifacts and history of the town, mining, and even the environmental effects going forward. I learned... More

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