Cripple Creek Heritage Center
Welcome to the Cripple Creek Heritage Center, the highly interactive, state of the art museum educating guests on local history and ecological information. Here you will learn all about the 'World's Greatest Gold Camp', as well as local Pikes Peak region flora and fauna.
This free museum sits atop a hill overlooking Cripple Creek and multiple mountain ranges and is known as the 'complete source for Cripple Creek information', for both locals and guests. Learn all about the country's last great gold rush through several different hands-on exhibits, historic photographs, and various artifacts and materials. You will also learn about historic dinosaur discoveries, gold mining techniques both past and present, and wildlife encounters you will only find here!
Here is a list of exhibits currently displayed at Cripple Creek Heritage Center:
Cripple Creek’s First Residents
Faces from the Past
Business of Mining
Gold Camp Lifestyle
All About Colorado
Pikes Peak Gems and Minerals
Time of the Giants
Treasures of the Cripple Creek Mining District