Archives for July 2012

Review: Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys

View The Profile > > The Pearce-McAllister Cottage, built in 1899, houses a splendid collection of dolls, miniatures, and toys. For those of you who do not think that this museum will … [Read more...]

Review: Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum

View The Profile > > In most of my museum reviews--in fact nearly all--I recommend that a visitor allow about one or two hours for his or her visit. Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space … [Read more...]

Review: Aurora History Museum

View The Profile > > The Aurora History Museum is a small museum centered on the history and culture of Aurora, Colorado. The museum currently has two rotating exhibits. Traveling … [Read more...]

Review: Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

View The Profile > > The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum is more than a display of beautiful crystals and rocks. It is a place where someone regardless of his or her level of … [Read more...]

Review: Astor House

View The Profile > > In 1867, Seth Lake, a New York native, built the Astor House. His New York roots may explain why the hotel shares the same name as New York City's famous Astor House, a … [Read more...]

Review: Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum

View Museum Profile > > Only one of its kind Colorado is a state with a long and rich tradition of outdoor sports. Skiing, mountain climbing, rock climbing, spelunking, snowshoeing, hunting, … [Read more...]

Review: Golden History Center

View The Profile > > Ever since they realized that the history of their community was being lost, the citizens of Golden, Colorado have been preserving their story for more than 75 years. … [Read more...]

Review: Denver Firefighters Museum

View The Profile > > When you walk in the door of the Denver Firefighters Museum, you are immediately impressed by the majestic equipment meticulously arranged in the former firehouse. But … [Read more...]

Review: Morrison Natural History Museum

View The Profile > > Dinosaurs in the Morrison area When I was a geology student at Virginia Tech (I earned a minor in the subject), my first professor had me memorize the geologic time scale. … [Read more...]

Review: Loveland Museum/Gallery

View The Museum Profile > > The Loveland Museum and Art Gallery, a combination history and art museum, in Loveland, Colorado reminds me once again why I enjoy visiting museums. Before my … [Read more...]