• Hotel de Paris Museum 409 Sixth Street, Georgetown www.hoteldeparismuseum.org (303) 569-2311 Built by Frenchman Louis Dupuy in 1878 as an elegant hotel, this restored museum is run by the Colonial Dames. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Fee. • Heritage Museum and Visitor Center 2060 Miner Street, Idaho Springs www.VisitIdahoSpringsColorado.com (303) 567-4382 A wonderful collection of mining artifacts and memorabilia from the Victorian era. Donations requested. • Underhill Museum 1416 Miner Street, Idaho Springs www.historicidahosprings.com (303) 567-4709 A fascinating collection of mining artifacts and authentic living accommodations. Donations requested.
Brewery Tour • Tommyknocker Brewery Tour 1401 Miner Street, Idaho Springs www.tommyknocker.com (303) 567-2688 Take a tour of our local microbrewery to learn how small batches of specialty beers are crafted. Ask your server to explain
the legend of the Tommyknocker and how these spirits were active in the mining history of the County.
Walking Tours • Art Galleries Spend an afternoon strolling through the multiple art galleries in Idaho Springs, Empire, and Georgetown. Each gallery features local Colorado artists with artwork ranging from photography, to oil on canvas, jewelry, wood work, sculpture, furniture, and more! - Glenbrook Gallery - Georgetown Gallery of Fine Art - Grizzly Creek Gallery - Sawtooth Gallery - Stonehenge Gallery - The Majestic Gallery • Historic Tour of Georgetown 1491 Argentine Street, Georgetown www.Georgetown-Colorado.org (303) 569-2405 Stop by the Gateway Visitor Center for a printed walking tour guide complete with photos, directions and information about the history of Georgetown and the Guanella Pass Scenic and Historic Byway. - Mines and Mills - Georgetown Loop Railroad - Homes - Commercial Buildings - Churches - Guanella Pass Scenic Byway
• Historic Tour of Idaho Springs 2060 Miner Street, Idaho Springs www.historicidahosprings.com (303) 567-4382 Stop by the Heritage Museum and Visitor Center for a printed walking tour guide complete with photos, directions and information about the discovery of gold and the history behind many of the historical sites in Idaho Springs. - George A. Jackson Monument - Charlie Taylor Waterwheel - Steve Canyon Statue - Argo Mill and Mine - Newhouse Tunnel - Indian Hot Springs - Hose Houses - Churches - Historic buildings - Cemetery
Mines, Museums and Walking Tours. . .
Photo court esy of Gary A . Haines Grizzly Cr eek Gallery
Published on May 8, 2014
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