The historic Trading and Transfer building is Open Weekends during the winter and spring.
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 historic campus includes the 1895 Midland
Terminal Railway Depot, plus the Colorado Trading and Transfer store, one of few wooden buildings left from the Gold Rush era. Cabins and outdoor displays too.
The Greatest Gold Camp on Earth !
Have you ever wanted to meet historical people from the ol’
mining days? Join us on Friday, August 28,
as we visit with interesting Cripple Creek residents who lived
in those exciting times. The Cripple Creek
District Museum, the Homestead Museum, and the Cripple Creek &
Victor Gold Mining Company are
proud to present “The Greatest Gold Camp on Earth !”, a program
featuring various characters who
made the Cripple Creek area famous.
The festivities will begin with a Friday 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 be open at 6:00 p.m. for an hour of
socializing with a cash bar and music. The
program will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10 per person with all proceeds going to the two
But the fun doesn’t stop on Friday night ! It continues on all
day Saturday at the Cripple Creek District
Museum from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. where our celebrities again
recreate their lives in the “Greatest
Gold Camp on Earth !”.
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
Gift Shop Building Only:
a.m.- 4 p.m.
Days A Week
Last tour begins at 4:30 p.m.
By Special Appointment ~ Groups and Schools Welcome!
You can help preserve the treasures of the
Cripple Creek National Historic District. For details, please see our Membership and Donations pages.