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Golden History Museums

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Discovery place of Tyrannosaurus Rex, home to an American saint, location of the largest single-site brewery on Earth—Golden, Colorado is truly a one-of-a-kind city. Explore the colorful past of this unique community through exhibits and programs at the Clear Creek History Park and Golden History Center.

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  • Facility & Décor Description: Garden Terrace is a stunning location for a small wedding ceremony, reception, or gathering. Perched above Clear Creek, set amidst an historic rose garden, it offers stunning views of the sparkling water, luminous foothills, towering cottonwoods, and riverwalk. Just inside, the West Gallery is available for dining, seating, staging, or shelter on a stormy day.
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  • Miles to CCC: 15
  • Miles to airport: 39
  • Event Space:
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 250
  • Indoor Fire Code: 75
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Onsite Parking Spaces: 15
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: Golden History Museums welcomes groups to each of its three facilities: the Astor House, an 1860s boarding house; the Clear Creek History Park, a two-acre historic interpretive park; and the Golden History Center, a modern museum with changing exhibitions. Docent led tours are also available for an extra fee. For detailed information please visit our Website.
  • Group Performance Description: Golden History Museums can accommodate school groups at each of its three facilities: the Astor House, an 1860s boarding house; the Clear Creek History Park, a two-acre historic interpretive park; and the Golden History Center, a modern museum with changing exhibitions.
  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
Green Practices
  • Green Practice Desc: Recycle; Green cleaning supplies; Waterless urinals.

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  • Description Garden Terrace is a stunning location for a small wedding ceremony, reception, or gathering. Perched above Clear Creek, set amidst an historic rose garden, it offers stunning views of the sparkling water, luminous foothills, towering cottonwoods, and riverwalk. Just inside, the West Gallery is available for dining, seating, staging, or shelter on a stormy day.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 726
  • Catering Any licensed caterer
  • Type of Venue Gallery/Museum, Parks & Gardens
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Classroom
  • Number of Rooms 2
Golden History Center West Gallery and Garden Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 726
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 33
  • Height: 9
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Astor House Museum
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Clear Creek History Park
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 250

Events

  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $10 members, $15 non-members

Back by popular demand, enjoy another forensic foray with Dennis Potter: “Murder on Seminole Road: Golden’s “Bonnie & Clyde”. On September 16, 1959, the body of a Denver playboy was found in a shallow grave on the bank of Clear Creek. The...

Murder on Seminole Road: Golden’s “Bonnie and Clyde” <p>Back by popular demand, enjoy another forensic foray with Dennis Potter: “Murder on Seminole Road: Golden’s “Bonnie &amp; Clyde”. On September 16, 1959, the body of a Denver playboy was found in a shallow grave on the bank of Clear Creek. The culprits? Golden’s “Bonnie &amp; Clyde”. This pair of evildoers relished their final days of freedom. Dennis Potter, retired Captain of the Jefferson County Colorado Sheriff’s Department, criminal justice professor, and previous presenter of the popular “Operation Hideout: The Investigation into the Kidnapping and Murder of Adolph Coors III” returns for this exciting program. The content contains graphic material and may not be suitable for children.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Rubino Duo Recital
Apr 7, 2017

  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $5 members, $10 non-members

Golden History Center welcomes back for another Rubino Duo Recital. Liz Hicks-Kimmey will dazzle you on the flute and Don Hilsberg will lull you with the harp. They will cover the works of diverse composers from the 18th through the 20th centuries....

Rubino Duo Recital <p>Golden History Center welcomes back for another Rubino Duo Recital. Liz Hicks-Kimmey will dazzle you on the flute and Don Hilsberg will lull you with the harp. They will cover the works of diverse composers from the 18th through the 20th centuries. This recital is open to all ages and will take place at the Golden History Center from 7:30 &#8211; 9 PM. If you love live music, also consider our next recital with OB3 and Friends on April 14.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

OB3 and Friends
Apr 14, 2017

  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $10 members, $15 non-members

Formerly known as the Jefferson Symphony Trio, OB3 and Friends will serenade you into spring. They will deliver a short recital of music from a wide variety of musical styles. The recital is open to all ages and will take place at the Golden History...

OB3 and Friends <p>Formerly known as the Jefferson Symphony Trio, OB3 and Friends will serenade you into spring. They will deliver a short recital of music from a wide variety of musical styles.</p> <p>The recital is open to all ages and will take place at the Golden History Center from 7:30 &#8211; 9 PM. If you love live music, consider joining us for the Rubino Duo Recital on April 7 or visiting the Turn it Up exhibit at the Golden History Center.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $5 members, $10 non-members

Jumpstart your historic and genealogical research and learn how to preserve your own treasures in this new workshop series, a partnership with Jefferson County Library. Meet at Golden History Center.

Hear & There & Share Part 2 <p>Jumpstart your historic and genealogical research and learn how to preserve your own treasures in this new workshop series, a partnership with Jefferson County Library. Meet at Golden History Center.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Colorado Tourism
Apr 20, 2017

  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $10 members, $15 non-members

Colorado is home to world-class attractions and tourist spots. People come from far and wide to see the majesty of the mountains and stunning forests. Learn about treasures like Royal Gorge, Glenwood Hot Springs, and Pikes Peak Railway. Why is...

Colorado Tourism <p>Colorado is home to world-class attractions and tourist spots. People come from far and wide to see the majesty of the mountains and stunning forests. Learn about treasures like Royal Gorge, Glenwood Hot Springs, and Pikes Peak Railway.</p> <p>Why is Colorado tourism such a big deal for the economy and the residents? Answer this question and more. Join historian Ed Weising for a grand tour of all the tourist traps and hidden gems that have made Colorado the “it” destination. The program will take place at Golden History Center from 6 &#8211; 8 PM.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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