History Colorado museums and historic sites offer fun and authentic encounters with the past.
Home to a state-of-the-art museum, research library, State Historical Fund offices, the Office of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, event spaces, and more.
An elegant historic house in the heart of Denver, home to two of the city's most prominent families.
A museum complex showcasing Pueblo and southeastern Colorado history at a museum, adobe trading post, and the Scenic & Historic Byways Information Center.
Fort Garland served as a U.S. Army post from 1858 to 1883. To the south sits Pikes Stockade, a fortification reconstructed where Lt. Zebulon Pike and his men wintered in 1807 before being arrested by Spanish forces.
The site of an 1835 fur-trading post featuring a re-created adobe fort and gallery exhibits.
Ride into history aboard the Georgetown Loop Railroad and tour an authentic silver mine.
Leadville's storied past comes alive through and an 1878 Greek Revival home and a surprisingly elegant log cabin built a year later.
Landmark homes and lovely gardens in the distinctive El Corazon de Trinidad Historic District.
In the heart of traditional Ute territory, the Ute Indian Museum tells the story of Colorado's longest continuous residents.