Visit the 1890's Gold Rush at

Visit Three Buildings Filled With Cripple Creek Gold Rush History  ~  Great Artifacts  ~  Victorian Rooms  ~  Gift Shop
 Turn-of-the-Century Assay Office  ~  Historical Photos of Gold Rush History  ~  Online Digital Photo Archives


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 explore!


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 mid-October.

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Ghost Walk Tour 2016 from Cine Petit Films on Vimeo.

The Cripple Creek District Museum Ghost Walk Tours continue every Saturday from the Museum at 1:00 p.m. starting June 1.

The Museum is Open

Winter Hours
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday

Summer Hours:
Memorial Day Weekend to Mid-October
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
7 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.

Cripple Creek District Museum 5th & Bennett Ave., PO Box 1210, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
 719-689-2634 719-689-9540