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Estes Park Museum

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Address: 200 4th St, Estes Park, CO 80517-6339
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+1 970-586-6256
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small by most standards, but really nice. Very interesting and the staff was great. Had info on the Stanley steamer car, and one on display.

Reviewed November 17, 2016
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Small by most standards, but really nice. Very interesting and the staff was great. Had info on the Stanley steamer car, and one on display.

Thank redshoe13
Austin, Texas
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The time spent viewing / reading the materials presented was Well Worth it. Gave me lots of insight on the history and geology of the area.

Thank Douglas W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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268 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Informative about Local Area and Rocky Mountain National Park: Lots of information available about the park, best places to see wildlife, the Estes Park area, history, etc. Worth spending 30-60 minutes. Free admission. Free parking. Convenient location.

1 Thank Kristen H
Rochester, New York
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Great way to learn history of area. Nice collections. Has some hands-on things for kids to do. Set-up easy to navigate in a logical format.

Thank Diana P
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Stopped by on a Saturday afternoon and spent better than an hour. It is a smallish but very well presented museum of the history of Estes Park, which includes everything from the hotel used in "The Shining," to gold mining, to Invention of the Stanley Steamer. There is a beautifully restored SS in the museum.

1 Thank ChuckAtlanta
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The museum is small, but worth the stop. We saw everything in 45-60 minutes. Staff are very helpful. Recommended.

1 Thank RogerLHooker
Sacramento, California
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559 reviews
269 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped by here for the first time. They have a museum shop with lots of local history books that looked interesting, reasonable prices and fun games. The museum has some good exhibits giving thorough info on the area and people. Worth stopping in!

1 Thank Kip F
Marathon, Florida
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92 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Definitely worth a stop. We found it by accident on a rainy day. Small but has nice overview of Estes Park and area history. Fair selection of local knowledge/history books. Free.

1 Thank 2gonesomewhere
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We try and visit this museum every time we come to Estes Park. Love all the exhibits and reading about the history of the area. Great photos, too.

Thank MtnLove75
Estes Park, Colorado
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Nice place to learn about Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park history. Very interesting film that you can watch and some nice exhibits.

Thank EPgal2016

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