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Old Town Museum

420 S 14th St, Burlington, CO 80807
+1 719-346-8404
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A Trip Back in Time

Plan on an hour or two to see this museum. It's a collection of buildings, mostly historic, some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura V
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Como, Colorado
A hidden gem

We stopped in Burlington as part of a cross country trip. We found ourselves ahead of schedule and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
J H
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New York City, New York
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We are a 6 1/2 acre recreated pioneer town includes 21 fully restored buildings with authentic artifacts from the turn of the century.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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420 S 14th St, Burlington, CO 80807
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+1 719-346-8404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan on an hour or two to see this museum. It's a collection of buildings, mostly historic, some recreations, of the early days in Kit Carson County. I especially liked the sod house and the two story mansion. And the saloon, and the drug store....More

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Burlington as part of a cross country trip. We found ourselves ahead of schedule and decided to spend a little time taking in Burlington. It turned out the museum was a fabulous example of its kind, It was, as described, an old...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to so many historic places in my life I can't count, but this was SO well put together, my husband & I thought it was one of the best historic sites we've visited. The price is inexpensive. The staff is fun & knowledgable...More

Thank HannaGrace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're staying in Burlington Colorado then don't miss seeing The old town Museum. A lot of interesting items that you can see inside the building and outside. Also a gift shop

Thank WAYNE B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We have passed this museum many times on our way to Denver, but never stopped. Coming back, we decided to check it out......so glad we did. They have done a wonderful job of preserving not only early buildings, but collections of articles used in that...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This museum is right next to the Colorado Welcome Center on I-70. We stopped at the rest stop, and walked over, but you can drive right up to it. A VERY well done musuem town set up plus a building of old cars, tractors, etc....More

Thank Ann S
George R, Assistant Director at Old Town Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for the review! We just added the new speaker boxes and was excited for people to try them out. Looking to expand on the atmosphere always!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were on a trip through Kansas headed west and opted to stop at Burlington, Colorado. Since we stopped a little early, we decided to check out the Old Town Museum, and the Carousel. Unfortunately the Carousel didn't open until Memorial Day, and we went...More

1  Thank Karen S
George R, Assistant Director at Old Town Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for the review! Appreciated your kind words and recommendation.

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Extensive collection and great preservation of late 1800s/early 1900s buildings. Very friendly staff and prices in gift shop are reasonable. There is an admission charge, but for the extent of the collection, it is worth it.

2  Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was a nice stop to stretch our legs during our road trip. We spent about an hour walking around and looking at the buildings. I would recommend this stop for anyone who is passing by.

2  Thank Amber B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We did our family reunion here July 2016. The Barn was our headquarters, everyone could roam the grounds and visit all the buildings. Each family picked out a building for their branch picture for our scrapbook. Niki Wall is great to work with, helped us...More

1  Thank ValerieJR
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