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Penrose Heritage Museum

11 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-3618
+1 719-633-7733
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if you love racing...

Great place to spend an hour or 2. Great videos and displays. Best part was the curator - Jason... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan W
A GEM OF A MUSEUM!

My husband loves cars and we had read good reviews about this museum, connected to the Broadmoor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LORRAINE O
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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“hill climb” (16 reviews)
“horse drawn” (17 reviews)
“race cars” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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11 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-3618
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+1 719-633-7733
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to spend an hour or 2. Great videos and displays. Best part was the curator - Jason - really knows his stuff and was most hospitable

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband loves cars and we had read good reviews about this museum, connected to the Broadmoor Resort Hotel and free of charge. (even the parking garage next door, which is amazing! Be sure to get your validation ticket at the museum) There are videos...More

Thank LORRAINE O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun history of the Broadmoor and the pikes peak race. Very cool old carriages, cars, etc. worth the trip if you're in the area

Thank deb1109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum on the grounds of The Broadmoor resort was a treat! Loaded with original carriages and historic autos, it's easy to browse, and the affable curator is happy to guide you or answer any questions. Among many other things, we learned how women boarded...More

Thank BaconsMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the museum and was welcomed by a wonderful curator. He shared with us one of the many carriages, race cars and the museum in general. We learned so much about the workmanship of the carriage. We enjoyed seeing all the different models....More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad to learn the history of the Pike's Peak racing before going up there - I had no idea, but hubby did. We were both fascinated with the display of carriages, so many different types - and the interesting features of each one. While...More

Thank Pam U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here because we wanted to hit as many museums as possible and the bonus is that it's free! Interesting history about CO Springs and other near-by CO cities.

Thank Morgan0711
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We weren't sure what to expect from the Penrose since it is tucked into the Broadmoor complex. But we were determined to visit anyway. We were met by Jason the curator and he gave us an overview of what was here and why. There are...More

Thank texmarc
Reviewed 3 June 2017

With the Penrose Heritage Museum having free admission we weren't expecting much but wow, were we ever impressed!!! The carriage part of the museum was excellent but we enjoyed the Pikes Peak Hill Climb side much more. An awesome group of race cars on display,...More

2  Thank TravelingNudists
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Met the Jason the curator, a congenial fellow who is excited about his museum. Be sure to check out the Pikes Peak Hill climb vehicles beside the carriages. The old Cadillac is worth stopping by. Parking at the Broadmoor garage is validated.

1  Thank WileyWapiti
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