Adams County Historical Society and Museum

9601 Henderson Rd., Brighton, CO 80601

This society operates a campus in suburban Denver that includes "the History Museum & Office, Cultural Center, a replica one-room schoolhouse, a replica 1930s Conoco Station, a working Blacksmith Shop, a firehouse, a restored 1887 two-story Victorian House, a 1920 railroad caboose and the 120-foot by 60-foot Hoffman Hall, which is full of several exhibits, including an actual jail cell from the old Adams County Jail, a printing press, Western gear and tack (including a saddle used by a Pony Express rider), vintage housewares, antique tools and medical equipment and a military section that holds uniforms, flags, radios and swords." The website includes a virtual tour. The society also hosts craft shows as fundraisers for the museum.