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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

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Address: 1213 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401-1144
Phone Number: 303-277-0377
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The focus of this specialty museum is on the preservation and art of quilts...

The focus of this specialty museum is on the preservation and art of quilts and quilt-making through its permanent collection of more than 250 quilts in a variety of styles, from historic and traditional to contemporary and artistic.

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Beautiful hand fabric art

My wife is a serious artistic quilter so was enthralled at these quilts. It was amazing to see the variety of the "New York Beauty" style of quilting. I don't know much about... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve G
Providence, Utah
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was blown away by the quality of quilts at this little museum. Fascinating to think of all the hours and the vision it takes to see the outcome before you start.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's something you throw on your bed to keep you warm, right? Used to be, but now it's an art form, too. After seeing the quilts in Paducah, KY last spring we became much more appreciative of the skill involved and the beauty of the finished work, which is far more likely to hang on a wall these days. Volunteer... More 

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Providence, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife is a serious artistic quilter so was enthralled at these quilts. It was amazing to see the variety of the "New York Beauty" style of quilting. I don't know much about quilting but was astonished at the hand detail. Often it's good to see something you'd not usually see and this is one such site. We'll probably visit... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

On our trip, we had a quilter and she wanted to go to the Museum. She loved it. She brought a quilt kit & I can't wait for the finished quilt.

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Sumner, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

My wife is a quilter and we stop a quilt stores and Museums when we travel. The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is very nice and worth the stop. Check their web site I heard they may be moving to a larger location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

My husband's mother and grandmother were quilters and I have learned how to sew very simple quilts. This collection blew us away. Some of the quilts are almost 200 yrs old and still so beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful and very informative. Great place to visit.

Thank Ruth Ann H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Nice, small and friendly museum. Friendly and knowledgeable docents. Really what you expect from a home-town quilt museum. There is also a nice quilt shop across the street.

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brandon, ms
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Very nice greeter, knowledgeable about the exhibit. Today's exhibit was from Australia. Beautiful exquisite work. Astounding. You can take pics of the displays, but as any art exhibit, do not touch. Browse at your leisure, there are many quilting books to look through.

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Titusville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Lots of museums feature an exhibit on a certain topic or artist. The Quilt Museum is like a single museum exhibit. (Yes you could also call it a gallery.) The collection changes. We saw the collection that displayed quilts made entirely by men. I'm not a quilter but I can still appreciate and admire the talent involved in these tapestries.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

This small "museum" is actually more like a gallery, with only a couple dozen quilted objects on display at any one time. Most are changing exhibits of contemporary fiber art - with the current one focusing on quilts done by men from around the world. While the "museum" may have some broader appeal, it is probably more suitable for avid... More 

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