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Stanley Steam Car Museum

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Address: 333 Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: (970) 577-4110
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It was pretty interesting. I liked the old cars and hearing the stories about them. I wouls recommend checking it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Rebecca H
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San Antonio, Texas
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Estes Park, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Stanley Steam Car Museum is not actually a museum. You can go on a tour of The Stanley Hotel and see a Stanley Steamer in the front lobby and the guides are very knowledgeable in the history of F. O. Stanley, the building of The Stanley Hotel, events held at the hotel and, of course, the tour would not... More 

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Pinole
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My son an I were impressed with the history on the Stanley Steamer. We had an excellent and knowledgeable guide that made the tour interesting. Would recommend to anyone interested in the history and workings of the steam automobile.

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Burke
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We did the Stanley tour with Scary Mary. The tour was very informative and we also had a great time. Highly recommend doing this if you're in the Estes Park area. Also, if you love "The Shining" or "Dumb and Dumber" you will recognize the place.

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

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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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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332 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 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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622 reviews 622 reviews
319 attraction reviews
351 helpful votes 351 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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1,070 reviews 1,070 reviews
830 attraction reviews
345 helpful votes 345 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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