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Golden, Colorado, USA

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  • Alpine Slide and Bungee Jump
    18301 Colfax Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
    303-279-1661, Take your pick of adventures at this venue including riding 490 feet to the top of the mountain and sledding down one of the two half mile tracks, ride down one of two... more info  map

  • Amusement Park at Heritage Square
    18301 West Colfax Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
    303-PARTIES (727-8437), Amusement rides, an arcade, go-karts, mini-golf, bumper boat, paddle boats, magic shows and more can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Amusement Park at Heritage... more info

  • Miner's Maze Adventureland
    18301 West Colfax Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
    303-278-4386, Have some with the family at Miner's Maze Adventureland. Enjoy a bungee tramp, activities, and more. more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Armory Building
    13th & Arapahoe Streets
    303-270-3113, Built in 1913 with 3,300 wagon loads of stream worn boulders from Clear Creek and quartz from Golden Gate Canyon, this is the largest cobblestone building in the country. more info

  • Astor House Museum
    822 12th Street, Golden, CO 80401
    303-278-3557, Built as a late Victorian western hotel/boarding house to accommodate legislators when Golden was the Territorial Capital, this house museum lets visitors experience... more info  map

  • Calvary Episcopal Church
    1320 Arapahoe Street, Golden, CO 80401
    13th & Arapahoe Street
    303-279-2188, This Gothic Revival style building is the oldest Episcopal Church in Colorado that is still being used as a church. more info  map

  • Clear Creek History Park
    923 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401
    303-278-3557, Experience homestead life at the Clear Creek History Park at 11th and Arapahoe. Explore original 1870s homestead buildings including a cabin and barn as well as other... more info

  • Territorial Capitol Building
    12th Street & Washington Avenue
    303-279-3113, Built by W. A. H. Loveland, founder of Loveland Pass, this building once housed the Colorado Territorial legislative sessions from 1862 to 1867. It currently houses... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • American Mountaineering Center Home
    710 Tenth Street, suite 100, Golden, CO 80401
    303-279-3080, Housed in the former historic Golding High School building and home of the Colorado Mountain Club and the American Alpine Club Museum and Library, this Center features... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Bradford Washburn Mountaineering Museum
    710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401
    303-996-2755, Bradford Washburn Mountaineering Museum is a one of a kind museum that focuses on Colorado's mountains, culture and history. more info  map

  • Buffalo Bill's Gravesite and Museum
    987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401
    303-526-0747, Visitors can view the gravesite of Colonel William F. Cody, aka Buffalo Bill, at this venue as well as artifacts pertaining to the Old West style of life. There is a... more info  map

  • Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403
    303-279-4591, Housed in a replica of an 1880's-style depot, "the mission of the Colorado Railroad Museum is to acquire, preserve and exhibit to the general public, railroad equipment,... more info  map

  • Foothills Art Center
    809 15th Street, Golden, CO 80401
    15th & Washington Avenue
    303-279-3922, Located in a historic 19th century church, this art center contains numerous galleries and features one of the country's leading watercolor exhibitions and one of the... more info  map

  • Geology Museum
    on the corner of 16th & Maple Street
    303-273-3823, An extraordinary collection of gems and historical mining artifacts are on display at this museum that also features a reconstructed limestone cave and a gift shop. more info

  • Golden Pioneer Museum
    923 Tenth Street, Golden, CO 80401
    North bank of Clear Creek
    303-278-7151, The oldest museum in Golden featuring many artifacts from nearby archeological sites and pioneer days from 1859 to 1930. The research library contains numerous... more info  map

  • Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, The
    1111 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
    303-277-0377, This museum features 20 to 25 historical and contemporary quilts with exhibits changing every two months and includes a reference library and information on the art and... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401-3393
    303-275-3000, Learn about sources of energy, the benefits of using renewable energy and energy efficient technologies at this research center that also features a state-of-the-art... more info  map

  • USGS National Earthquake Information Center
    1711 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401
    Colorado School of Mines Campus
    303-273-8500, Exhibit center featuring working seismographs, story boards, and touch TV monitors with earthquake statistics. Tours are available by appointment only Tuesday through... more info  map


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