The historic campus of the Cripple Creek District Museum
includes the 1895 Midland Terminal Railway Depot, plus the
historic Colorado Trading and Transfer building (housing our
gift shop). We have cabins and outdoor displays, too. Come
The museum Gift Shop, housed in the Colorado Trading and
Transfer building, is open weekends as well. Full access to all
exhibits and full hours, 7 days a week, from mid-May into
The Greatest Gold Camp on Earth !
Have you ever wanted to meet historical people from the ol'
mining days? Then join us on Saturday, August 27, 2016 as we
visit with interesting Cripple Creek residents who lived in
those exciting times! The Cripple Creek District Museum is proud
to present "The Greatest Gold Camp on Earth!" It's a program
featuring various characters who made the Cripple Creek area
The festivities will begin with a Saturday night of
entertainment in the Gold Bar Room in the famous Imperial Hotel
in Cripple Creek, featuring such personalities as Pearl DeVere,
Doc Susie, A.E. Carlton, Bob Womack, Adeline Hornbeck, Maurice
Finn, and others. Music will be provided, as well as the
beautiful voice of Shelby Evanoika.
The Gold Bar Room will open at 6 p.m. for an hour of socializing
with a cash bar and music. The program will begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 per person with all proceeds going to the
Cripple Creek District Museum.
The fun doesn't stop on Saturday night! It continues all day
Sunday at the Cripple Creek District Museum from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. where our celebrities again recreate their lives.
The Imperial Hotel is located at 123 N Third Street, and the
Cripple Creek District Museum is at 5th Street and Bennett
Avenue. Call 719-689-9540 for more information.
a.m.- 5 p.m.
Days A Week
Groups and Schools welcome! Please contact museum
director to arrange a special
appointment by email at
You can help preserve the treasures of the
Cripple Creek National Historic District. For details, please see our Membership and Donations pages.