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Estes Park Museum

200 4th St, Estes Park, CO 80517
970 586 6256
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Ranked #15 of 31 Attractions in Estes Park
Type: History Museums
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Folsom, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a small museum but rich in history. Take time to stop in and enjoy the rich history it has to better serve you of the area of Estes Park. The people who work there are very warm and inviting.

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Littleton, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited here on our last day, before we road out of town. Not a lot to it, but there are some neat exhibits. They even have a Stanley Steamer. Fun! Great place to spend an hour or less.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nice people who know a lot about the local history. They need more space and displays, but what they have is really nice.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very informative. The docent on duty was very helpful in finding the proper book for my granddaughter. Be sure to visit the old homestead cabin at rear of museum.

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Lufkin, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I really enjoyed the Estes Park Museum. There were a lot of exhibits and information in the small local museum. Well worth spending an hour at to learn more about the area.

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Tucson
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133 reviews 133 reviews
31 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were waiting for others in the group who were doing some shopping in town. This was a convenient easy to visit museum. It is small enough to complete in an hour or less and thoroughly enjoyable. Don't miss the cabin out back.

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Cary, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

An interesting little museum that gives you the background of Estes Park. It was a nice respite from an unusually hot day.

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Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Estes Park has an interesting history! Many excellent artists have worked there, too. The museum does a good job of telling the story with displays and movies, and acquainting visitors with a sampling of the wonderful artwork done in Estes. And it's free!

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Allenspark, CO
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Always like to visit. Their special events and programs are very well done and give a unique glimpse of local history. It's a lovely facility--very clean and bright--with a great little gift shop.

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Northern California
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24 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This little museum represents very well the early history of the settling by European Americans, including the 1800-early 1900's, mostly. There is some later history for the town, but it is really much more representative of the culture of the time in general, rather than specifics of the town. There is also a log cabin built at the 'turn of... More

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