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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Brighton, CO, USA

This society operates a campus in suburban Denver. . .

Golden, CO, USA

The Astor House is a historic stone hotel from the earliest years of Golden, Colorado. . .

Aurora, CO, USA

City-run history museum.

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Golden, CO, USA

The museum has exhibits related to the life and times of American scout, bison hunter, and entertainer William F. Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill. . .

Denver, CO, USA

The Byers-Evans House Museum is a historic house museum in Denver. . .

Castle Rock, CO, USA

The society operates a museum focusing on the history of Castle Rock in Douglas County, Colorado. . .

Estes Park, CO, USA

A small regional history museum. . .

Denver, CO, USA

The Forney Transportation Museum is a transport museum located in Denver, Colorado. . .

Fort Collins, CO, USA

The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is a partnership of two educational institutions that merged in 2008. . .

Platteville, CO, USA

Fort Vasquez is a former fur trading post 35 miles northeast of Denver. . .

Denver, CO, USA

This 12-acre rural site is home to metropolitan Denver's oldest house, the Four Mile House. . .

Golden, CO, USA

This museum has exhibits and collection related to the history of Golden, Colorado. . .

Golden, CO, USA

Golden History Park, previously known as Clear Creek History Park, contains 19th century buildings relocated from the former Pearce Ranch. . .

Leadville, CO, USA

Healy House Museum was the home built in 1878 by mining engineer and Leadville city father August R. Meyer. . .

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Denver, CO, USA

History Colorado is a historical society established in 1879 as the State Historical Society of Colorado. . .

Georgetown, CO, USA

This museum preserves a French-themed hotel built in 1875. . .

Lakewood, CO, USA

Lakewood Heritage Center is a history museum in the city's Belmar Park containing historic structures, a restored 1911 streetcar and a museum store. . .

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Leadville, CO, USA

The Leadville Historic District is in the mining town of Leadville, Colorado. . .

Littleton, CO, USA

This regional history and culture museum includes indoor exhibits, a research center and two living history farms. . .

Longmont, CO, USA

The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is a municipally-funded museum in Longmont, Colorado. . .

Loveland, CO, USA

A self-desribed "art and history museum that was founded in 1937 by local author, collector, curator, and mountain guide Harold Dunning. . ."

Lyons, CO, USA

Local history museum.

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Denver, CO, USA

The Molly Brown House Museum was the home of American philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown, better known as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown". . .

Boulder, CO, USA

A museum operated by the Boulder Historical Society. . .

Fort Collins, CO, USA

This non-profit manages two historic sites in Fort Collins. . .

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Fairplay, CO, USA

South Park City is an open-air museum in Fairplay, Colorado. . .

St. Vrain, CO, USA

The St Vrain Historical Society is a non-profit organization in Longmont, Colorado. . .

Central City, CO, USA

The society operates several sites in Central City, a historic mining settlement near Denver. . .

Denver, CO, USA

The Denver Mint is a branch of the United States Mint that struck its first coins on February 1, 1906. . .

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