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Stanley Steam Car Museum

Address: 333 Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: (970) 577-4110
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Ranked #29 of 53 things to do in Estes Park
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

It was pretty interesting. I liked the old cars and hearing the stories about them. I wouls recommend checking it out.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What a building! Back on Long Island, there are many examples from this time period on the North Shore. Anyone who loves traditional hardwood designs and ornate moldings will be in heaven. Oh, the steam car was very interesting to my husband...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We took a tour with Jeremy. It was just the two of us and him. It was fabulous, very informative...and we had some "local" visitors give us a little spook.

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Ridgetown
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506 reviews 506 reviews
327 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We took the historic tour of the hotel. There was a lot of history on he family that built the hotel and some background information but we did not really see much that we could not have seen on our own. That said, the hotel itself was beautiful and some of the artifacts inside (especially the Stanley Steamer) were very... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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583 reviews 583 reviews
312 attraction reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We've been here several times. Always enjoy coming back. It's a wonderful place to visit. The museum and the ghost tour are lots of fun It's a must to go to the bar & sample one of the superb whiskey offerings. They have one of the best stock bars in Colorado

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Naperville, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was a big disappointment to the 8 of us that went. The tour takes you in store rooms and then we sat in a room waiting for a door to shut...just nonsense. We did go see the OUTSIDE of room 237. HOWEVER that is wrong ... Steven King used room 217 in his series. We also saw the faucet... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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1,051 reviews 1,051 reviews
813 attraction reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a wonderful hotel and the museum tour is a must do. It takes you thru the basement and to the rooms of the shining. The Stanley steamer and sever versions are part of the tour it was fun and definitely worth it

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

As a history buff and movie buff, I've wanted to go to the Stanley for years. It didn't disappoint. Other reviewers are saying they were charged $5 for parking. However, my wife and I stopped by there twice and we weren't charged at all on either visit. Either way, we would have gladly paid for the $5. It's an awesome... More 

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Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband and I went on the 9:30pm ghost tour at The Stanley Hotel. Needless to say, we were there for 3 hours because we were the last tour! We had some amazing experiences, but I don't want to give anything away. This is totally worth checking out!

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Yes we were surprised about the parking fee, but since we decided to spend the day here, eat,take the history tour, and view the museum, the fee went toward our purposes. We did almost walk away from the dining room when asked if we had a reservation. (the room was empty.) The hostess seated us anyway. In fact, everyone was... More 

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