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Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

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298 Victor Ave, Victor, CO 80860
+1 719-689-5509
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A Nice Little Museum for Victor

It was a nice little museum, and can be seen in an hour. It is a work-in-process, and they say... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DisneyCandy
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Houston
Great little museum!!

Definitely stop through here if you're in Victor! Charming little museum that encapsulates life in... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
BroekinRecord
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Boulder, Colorado
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298 Victor Ave, Victor, CO 80860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice little museum, and can be seen in an hour. It is a work-in-process, and they say they are working on labeling the items in the museum. Right now, there is a lot of gold mining items on the first floor, but...More

Thank DisneyCandy
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Definitely stop through here if you're in Victor! Charming little museum that encapsulates life in Victor and its environs from the boom days of mining. The staff is kind and helpful (typical of Victor and Cripple Creek areas) and it's a neat way to spend...More

Thank BroekinRecord
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Came on a Thursday in May. Drove from Colorado Springs. The museum was closed and the Visitor Center was closed too. We couldn't even find an outhouse.. The very nice lady at the Victor Trading post gave us a map (even though it was printed...More

Thank Mar L
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A neat store to shop in + it is your starting point for the 2 hour+ tour of the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold mine. This tour is a must if you enjoy history, mining, technology, large machines & massive operations. The tour is narrated...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

For 6 dollars you can enter the museum part of the building and explore on your own. It is truly amazing how miners, women and kids lived back in the day.

Thank Imna R
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Went here for the start of our Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mine tour. Wasn't really expecting much but found myself walking around looking at the displays. It offers a lot of information that seems to get glanced over because of Cripple Creek. Its unbeleivable...More

Thank Ben N
Reviewed June 23, 2016

The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum is an original 1899 building that houses two floors of artifacts, books, photographs and exhibits depicting the life in Victor from its beginnings to the heyday of gold mining. It also displays memorabilia once owned by the town's most famous...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Happened here by chance. Decided to take a look around and really enjoyed it! If you're into mining or Colorado history this is a great find.

Thank LLHayes2013
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The museum building is very old. It contains hundreds of items which belonged to Lowell Thomas, his family, and artifacts from the mines and residents of the area around 1900 to 1930.The entrance price was very reasonable

Thank stempler99
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Didn't expect such a good museum in Victor since the town itself looks like a semi ghost town. There are a lot of interesting stuff in this museum, very informational. I really like the second floor of the museum.

Thank Qian S
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