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Address: 423 N Cascade Ave, at St. Vrain St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3391
Phone Number: 719-635-7925
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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Closed on Sunday

It was closed when we stopped by. There is a Geocache in the tree in the yard so all was not lost. Easy street parking or a lot in the back. Interesting area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Louisville, Colorado
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always on the lookout for local flavor when visiting and this was a find, this is the 1st. home to be built 1873 in Colorado Springs CO. until then most lived in tents and shacks, the home stands today well preserved and strong as a rock. The house is now a listed museum and a National Monument it is overseen... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun and informative tour of an historic home. Put it on the list of things to do in CO.Pretty location and nice landscaping.

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Lubbock, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

It was a nice tour, the house is full of antiques and the guide was very thorough in explaining everything but it wasn't worth the $5 I paid.

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Santa Clara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

General McAllister built this house in1873 for his family. It is the oldest brick house in Colorado Springs and has some interesting features which the tour makes you aware and about the McAllister family history.

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Louisville, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

It was closed when we stopped by. There is a Geocache in the tree in the yard so all was not lost. Easy street parking or a lot in the back. Interesting area.

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Thank gustav2011
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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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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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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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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Thank Jo P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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114 reviews
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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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Thank ciezie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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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