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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

Colorfully blending humor, drama, and historical anecdotes, GHM welcomes the Buffalo Bill Experience, a costumed living history presentation. It’s entertaining and informative too! Reenactor Jeff Norman guides you down the untamed frontier trail that...

The Buffalo Bill Experience &#8211; 100th Anniversary <p>Colorfully blending humor, drama, and historical anecdotes, GHM welcomes the Buffalo Bill Experience, a costumed living history presentation. It’s entertaining and informative too!</p> <p>Reenactor Jeff Norman guides you down the untamed frontier trail that was Buffalo Bill’s rags-to-riches-to-rags life. Also meet legendary friends like Kit Carson, Annie Oakley and Sitting Bull along the way! Also, expect wagon-train driving, Army scouting, and Pony Express adventures as well.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401

Buffalo Bill re enactor"Gunny" Jeff Norman colorfully guides audiences down the untamed frontier trail that was Buffalo Bill Cody's life in a costumed one-man play that's as entertaining as it is informative!

The City of Golden Presents: The Buffalo Bill Experience <p>Buffalo Bill re enactor"Gunny" Jeff Norman colorfully guides audiences down the untamed frontier trail that was Buffalo Bill Cody's life in a costumed one-man play that's as entertaining as it is informative!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $10 members, $15 non-members

Geographer Tom Huber’s project, “Hayden’s Landscapes Revisited” compares Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden’s original surveys of the American West with Huber’s own contemporary photographs and drawings. Join us for a discussion on time and place in the...

Hayden’s Landscapes Revisited <p>Geographer Tom Huber’s project, “Hayden’s Landscapes Revisited” compares Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden’s original surveys of the American West with Huber’s own contemporary photographs and drawings. Join us for a discussion on time and place in the ever-changing place we call Colorado.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • Image $10 members, $15 non-members

Historian Ed Weising regales you with stories about Colorado’s curious castles and mysterious mansions. Scandal! Mysterious deaths! Weird happenings! Learn about the Red Baron’s relatives, a wife who refused to live in a castle built just to her...

Curious Castles and Mysterious Mansions of Colorado <p>Historian Ed Weising regales you with stories about Colorado’s curious castles and mysterious mansions. Scandal! Mysterious deaths! Weird happenings! Learn about the Red Baron’s relatives, a wife who refused to live in a castle built just to her liking, and much more.</p> <p>Other programs<br />If you like this one, you’ll be sure to like the GHM programs on Colorado Tourism on Thursday, April 20th, and Georgetown’s Miners and Moguls on Thursday, July 20th.</p> <p>There are also numerous walking tours available in Golden. Learn about the historic Colorado School of Mines campus and its buildings on the Thursday, May 11th program.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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