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Arvada

Arvada Historical Society
Arvada Historical Society meets on the Fourth Tuesday of Each Month (Except December and theFourth Saturday in August) 7:00 pm, at the McIlvoy House, 7307 Grandview Avenue.

Golden

Astor House & Clear Creek History Park
822 12th St.
Golden, CO 80401 (303) 278-3557
The Victorian hotel/boardinghouse, built 1867 is on the National Register of Historic Places. The park offers history-based educational opportunities interpreting the Golden region during its formative years, from 1843-1900.

Boettcher Mansion
This 1917 Arts & Crafts style estate is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Buffalo Bill Museum
987 1/2 Lookout Mtn. Road
Golden,CO 80401 (303) 526-0747
Traces the life of William F. CODY, known as "Buffalo Bill" and the old West. Bill Cody and his wife are both buried on the grounds.

First United Methodist Church History

Golden Pioneer Museum
923 10th St.
Golden,Co 80401 (303) 278-7151
Nostalgia from early days of Golden and Colorado.

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
1111 Washington Ave.
Golden, CO 80401 (303) 277-0377

Evergreen

Hiwan Homestead Museum
This 1890–1930 era log lodge is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Lakewood

Lakewood Heritage Center
797 S. Wadsworth
Lakewood,CO 80226 (303) 987-7850
The museum displays artifacts and buildings of early Lakewood.

Morrison

Morrison Natural History Museum
501 Colorado Highway 8
P.O. Box 564
Morrison CO, 80465 (303) 697-1873
Museum exhibits illustrated geological, ecological and wild life of the Morrison area. Hands-on dinosaur exhibits.>

Dinosaur Ridge Museum
16831 W Alameda Pkwy
Morrison, CO 80465 (303) 697-3466
This location features historically famous Jurassic dinosaur bones, such as Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus, discovered in 1877, and over 300 Cretaceous dinosaur footprints, attributed to ornithopod and theropod dinosaurs.

Westminster

Westminster History Site
This site provides a brief history of the city.

Westminster Historical Society
The Westminster Historical Society meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at Bowles House Museum, 3924 W 72nd Ave at 10:00 a.m. Contact: Linda Cherrington 303-426-1858

Wheat Ridge

Wheat Ridge Historical Society
4610 Robb Street
Wheat Ridge, CO (303) 421-9111
Historic mansion, farm and school house.

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